closed-cavity tympanomastoidectomy


closed-cavity tympanomastoidectomy
tympanomastoidectomy with tympanoplasty and maintenance of an intact posterior wall of the ear canal. Called also closed-cavity mastoidectomy, canal wall up t. or mastoidectomy, and intact canal wall t. or mastoidectomy. Cf. open-cavity t.

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