Mastoidectomía - Serie

Anatomía normal

Las celdillas aéreas mastoideas son los espacios abiertos que contienen aire en uno de los huesos del cráneo.

Anatomía normal

Indicaciones

La infección de las celdillas aéreas mastoideas que no se pueda controlar con antibióticos puede requerir tratamiento quirúrgico.

Indicaciones

Procedimiento

La mastoidectomía es la extirpación quirúrgica de estas celdillas aéreas mastoideas. Esta cirugía puede extenderse hasta el oído medio.

Procedimiento

Revision

Last reviewed 8/30/2012 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH, Otolaryngologist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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