The Human Ear Canal – III

Ear Canal Length   Most ear canal dimensional measurements relate to the length of the ear canal. However, measurements of the ear canal length are not straightforward because measurement methods vary, especially as to how the distal and proximal boundaries of the ear canal are identified. Additionally, ear canal length provides no information about the…

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The Human Ear Canal – II

The anatomy of the human ear canal continues with a discussion of the general viewing references to properly visualize the configuration (shape) of the ear canal.   General Reference for Viewing Most images of the ear canal are shown from the frontal dimension. This is unfortunate because that angle provides the least information relative to the…

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