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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2016, Volume : 9, Issue : 11
First page : ( 1835) Last page : ( 1836)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00373.5

Occurrence of foramen of huschke and its clinical significance

Keerthana B*, Mrs. Thenmozhi M.S.

Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai-600 077

*Corresponding Author E-mail: keerthana97@yahoo.co.in

Online published on 2 March, 2017.

Abstract

Aim

To find the occurrence and clinical importance of foramen of Huschke.

Background

The foramen tympanium, also known as foramen of Huschke is an anatomical variation in the external acoustic Meatus in the tympanic plate of the temporal bone where a bony defect connects the external acoustic Meatus to the temperomandibular joint. It's a defect in the normal ossification in the first five years of life.

Reason

Our body is highly unique with various abnormal features. One such feature that drew interest was the foramen of Huschke. This triggered to investigate about that foramen and its clinical importance. The occurrence of this foramen may result in various complications

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