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Anatomy of the Pediatric Ear Anatomy


Anatomy of the Pediatric Ear Anatomy
Pediatric ear: frontal section, Auditory tube (eustachian), Child, Auditory tube is shorter and more horizontal, Limbs of stapes, Facial nerve (CN VII) (cut), Prominence of lateral semicircular canal, Base of stapes in vestibular window, Vestibule, Semicircular ducts, ampullae, utricle, and saccule, Incus, Tegmen tympani, Malleus (head), 

Epitympanic recess, Auricle, Facial nerve (CN VII) (cut), Vestibular nerve, Cochlear nerve, Internal acoustic meatus, Vestibulocochlear nerve (CN VIII), Tympanic membrane, Tympanic cavity, Promontory, Cochlear (round) window, External acoustic meatus, Helicotrema, Nasopharynx, Cochlea, Note: Arrows indicate course of sound waves. Scala vestibuli, Scala tympani, Cochlear duct containing spiral organ (of Corti)
Anatomy of the Pediatric Ear Anatomy