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Thin cut multislice CT is the imaging modality of choice in evaluation the temporal bone in HFM and other conditions associated with aural dysplasia. Indications for primary CT of the temporal bone include auricular dysplasia, EAC stenosis, conductive hearing loss, and facial nerve paresis in case of detected mass in the middle ear.






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Congenital hearing loss explained in adulthood. Computed tomography of the temporal bone in hemifacial microsomia. A case report.

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Abstract
We present a case of complex hemifacial microsomia (HFM) which was diagnosed at the age of 46 years. Imaging findings of a complex deformity of the temporal bone are presented and connected to a broad range of clinical symptoms. Computed tomography (CT) imaging indications are discussed briefly.






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