Anatomy Monday: External Auditory Meatus


This week is the external auditory meatus.  The external auditory meatus is the external opening to the auditory canal. It presents as a well-defined round to ovoid radiolucent area lateral to the condyle.

Pantomograph - right external auditory meatus noted with yellow oval

Pantomograph – right external auditory meatus noted with yellow oval

Pantomograph - bilateral external auditory meatus as well-defined ovoid radiolucent areas lateral to the condyles

Pantomograph – right and left external auditory meatus as well-defined ovoid radiolucent areas lateral to the condyles

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