External Ear Imaging

  • Robert Hermans
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


The external ear can be affected by various congenital, inflammatory, traumatic, or tumoral conditions. CT and MRI can be of complementary value to the clinical examination. This chapter reviews the CT and MRI features of different external ear abnormalities.


Facial Nerve Tympanic Membrane Fibrous Dysplasia External Auditory Canal External Otitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospitals LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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