Table 5

Extensions of the EECC into adjacent structures*

TM joint§

Mastoid

Middle ear

Tegmen

NVII erosion

Atticus

Antrum

No extension


Owen et al. 2006†

11 (23)

6 (13)

3 (6)

0

1 (2)

1 (2)

1 (2)

30 (63)

Heilbrun et al. 200314#

0

4 (31)

5 (38)

1 (8)

2 (15)

-

-

-


* Number of cases (percentages)

† N = 48

# N = 13

§TM joint = temporomandibular joint

Owen et al. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 2006 6:16   doi:10.1186/1472-6815-6-16

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