Examination of foramen tympanicum: an anatomical study using cone-beam computed tomography

Deniz Y. , Geduk G., Zengin A. Z.

FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA, cilt.77, sa.2, ss.335-339, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 77 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5603/fm.a2017.0078
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.335-339


Background: The foramen tympanicum (FT) is an osseous dehiscence of the temporal bone and usually closes by the age of 5 years. The foramen is located posteromedial to the temporomandibular joint and anteroinferior of the external auditory canal. The aim of this study is to define the prevalence, location and size of the foramen.