Mastoid process

What is Mastoid process?

The nipplelike projection of the petrous part of the temporal bone.

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i was feeling this pressure inside my ear and actually started feeling pain in back of my rigth ear.i actually got panic cound sleep , i decided to...

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Thanks for the query,

MRI and ultrasound have concluded your problem as bilateral mastoiditis, which is a bacterial infection of mastoid...

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I had a CT scan of my temporal bone with and without contrast on Saturday and the results are: "partial opacification of a few of the left inferior...

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Your question is a good one and I will work on providing you with some information and...

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My girlfriend has two small bumps, one on either side of her neck, right about the base of her skull by the mastoid. They just popped up a couple...

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I have a hole in the mastoid it is discharging and bleedin quite heavily.It has been cleaned by a specialist but is still toswollen to see the all...

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I have a small hard lump on behind my left ear on the mastoid process , it would be roughly behind the middle of my ear. For the past 2 weeks I...

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There a hard internal ump below my ear, behind my jaw line. I can feel it if I turn right but can't if I turn left. It doesn't move. And is not...

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I have been having pain behind my right ear and numbness on top of the ear, stiff sore neck in the back and up behind the right ear. It hurts to...

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