Koerner septum

The Koerner septum is a thin bridge of bone which divides the petrous and squamous portion of the mastoid air cells at the level of the mastoid antrum. It is commonly eroded by middle ear cholesteatomas.

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 54470
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Korner septum
  • Koerner's septa
  • Koerner's septum
  • Korner's septum
  • Koerner septa
  • Koerner septum

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