Surgical management of a pneumatized articular eminence of the temporal bone

B. Michael Kulikowski, Sterling R. Schow, Lieutenant Colonel, Richard A. Kraut, Lieutenant Colonel

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A case of unilateral pneumatized temporal bone eminence discovered during eminectomy in a 19-year-old man is presented. Successful obturation of the defect was accomplished by using the removed portion of the eminence as a free autologous graft. The procedure resulted in normal joint function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-313
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1982
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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