Isolated fracture of the malleus handle: a video clip.


Isolated malleus fracture is a rare clinical entity, and usually the handle of the malleus is involved. We report a video, to our knowledge the first in the literature, of a diagnostic otoscopy of a malleus fracture showing the movement of a left fractured malleus handle during a Valsalva maneuver (see the video online at

DOI: 10.1002/lary.20783

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@article{Casale2010IsolatedFO, title={Isolated fracture of the malleus handle: a video clip.}, author={Manuele Casale and Antonio De Franco and Vittorio Rinaldi and Carlo Zini and Fabrizio Salvinelli}, journal={The Laryngoscope}, year={2010}, volume={120 4}, pages={813-4} }