Bilateral Congenital Stapes Ankylosis by Elongation of the Pyramidal Eminence; A Case Report

Kazunori Nishizaki, Yu Masuda, Mami Hayashi, Takuya Ohmichi

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A patient with bilateral congenital ankylosis of the stapes caused by a bony bridge extending from the pyramidal eminence to the neck of the stapes is reported. She was 6-year-old and had a moderate degree of conductive hearing loss. After excision of the bridge, her hearing was almost normal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-105
Number of pages4
JournalPractica Otologica, Supplement
Publication statusPublished - 1993



  • ankylosis
  • anomaly
  • elongation of pyramidal eminence
  • stapedial tendon
  • stapes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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