Petrous bone anatomy for neurosurgeons and skull base surgeons
Epublication WebSurg.com, Apr 2010;10(04). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03enroche001
The complex petrous bone anatomy and essential anatomical landmarks for anterior and posterior petrosal approaches are presented. The different surfaces of the petrous bone, as well as the related neurovascular structures (ICA, facial nerve, sinuses) are described.