Endomeatal (Transcanal or Transmeatal) Approach: Not used commonly in children owing to relatively small ear canal This incision is used when the mesotympanum and hypotympanum are the surgical sites A posterior tympanomeatal flap is raised to enter into the middle ear. The flap includes skin over the… Read More
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Synonyms: Sinus cavernosus, Lateral sellar compartment Definition and Extent Cavernous sinuses are paired dural venous sinuses located in the middle cranial fossa on the side of the body of sphenoid bone. The name “cavernous” is derived from the trabeculated or spongy appearance of the interior… Read More
Synonyms: Thyroglossal cyst, Thyrolingual cyst, Thyroglossal duct remnant, TGDC, TDC, TGDR Definition: Thyroglossal duct cyst is a congenital malformation that occurs due to incomplete closure of the thyroglossal duct which presents as a cystic midline neck swelling at birth. Thyroglossal fistulas are usually recognized by… Read More
Synonyms: Neck lumps, Neck masses Definition: A neck swelling is any congenital or acquired swelling arising in the anterior or posterior triangles of the neck between the clavicles inferiorly and the mandible and base of skull superiorly. Triangles of Neck: The following anatomic points define… Read More