Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Service General Hospital of Concepcion, Cone Beam Concepcion, Advanced Craniofacial Imaging Center, Finis Terrae University School of Dentistry, SantiagoDepartment of Physician Otolaryngologist, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Service, General Hospital of Concepcion. University of Concepción School of Medicine, Concepción, ChileDepartment of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Date of Submission: 18-Jun-2014, Date of Acceptance: 06-Aug-2014, Date of Web Publication: 30-Aug-2014.
Superior semicircular canal dehiscence is a relatively new syndrome in the field of otology. It is of unknown etiology presenting with a variety of vestibular and auditory symptoms and radiologic findings play a crucial role in its diagnosis. Cone beam computed tomography has been shown to be a powerful tool in the field of otolaryngology. It is a three dimensional technique that uses lower radiation resulting in fewer artifacts and offers higher resolution when compared with multi-slice computed tomography. It is considered to be an excellent imaging modality for radiological exploration of the ear.
Keywords: Cone Beam Computed Tomography, Dehiscence, Superior Semicircular Canal
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