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May 1968

The Surgical Anatomy of the Temporal Bone and Ear.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1968;87(5):572. doi:10.1001/archotol.1968.00760060574042

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Abstract

This 195 page atlas of the gross and microscopic anatomy of the ear and temporal bone is richly illustrated by photomicrographs of selected sections through the temporal bone, and by artist's drawings of dissections. In addition to the normal anatomy of the structures encountered by the otologic surgeon, some of the more common anomalies are depicted, such as variations in the intratympanic segment of the facial nerve.

The student of the temporal bone, the resident struggling to master the intricate surgical anatomy of this most crowded and complicated bone in the human body, and the otologic surgeon will find this atlas an invaluable reference work and companion to have on hand in the dissecting room and surgical theatre. Here and nowhere else he will find beautifully illustrated and clearly described the detailed anatomy of structures that have for too long remained obscure in the mind's eye of the surgeon of

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