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Temple Hospital offering innovative approach to treat patients with complex temporal bone defects

20:00 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Temple University Health System) Temple University Hospital is offering an innovative approach to treat patients with complex temporal bone defects, including conditions known as tegmen dehiscence and temporal encephalocele (TE). The temporal bones are a pair of bones that form part of the side of the skull. They perform several key structural functions, including enclosing the middle and inner ear and supporting the temple. In addition, nerves and blood vessels leading to the brain traverse the bones.

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