Corpus ID: 28320112

[Structure of the mastoid process in children].

  title={[Structure of the mastoid process in children].},
  author={Iu E Vyrenkov and V. M. Krivoshchapov},
  journal={Arkhiv anatomii, gistologii i embriologii},
  volume={72 1},
The structure of the mastoid process of the temporal bone was studied in 138 total preparations obtained from children who had died of different causes except otogenic diseases at the age of from 1 to 16. The final formation of the pneumatic part of the mastoid process was found to occur at the age of 8--12. Further differentiation of the mastoid process structure occurs without an increase of pneumatization and is characterized by rearrangement of the cellulae mastoideae towards the thickening… Expand
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  • F. Almuhawas, A. Dhanasingh, +4 authors Abdulrahman Al sanosi
  • Medicine
  • Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology
  • 2020
Mastoid thickness and skull width increased with age, while the cochlear size was independent of age, mastoid thickness, and the size of the skull, conveying the message that the co chlear size is independent of the overall size of head and the age of patient. Expand