Computed tomographic anatomy of the temporal bone.

  title={Computed tomographic anatomy of the temporal bone.},
  author={C. Virapongse and Stephan L G Rothman and E. Leon Kier and Mushtaq Sarwar},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={139 4},
With the recent development of high-resolution computed tomography (CT), there is a growing need to explore the full potential of this new method in demonstrating the detailed anatomy of the temporal bone. For this purpose, dry skulls with intact ossicles were scanned in axial and coronal projections. The detailed CT anatomy of the temporal bone was documented, complemented by images from live patients. Because of its superior contrast resolution, CT was able to demonstrate numerous structures… CONTINUE READING
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