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CANAL. A trench dug for leading water in a particular direction, and confining it.
     2. Public canals are generally protected by the law which authorizes their being made. Various points have arisen under numerous laws authorizing the construction of canals, which have been decided in cases reported in 1 Yeates, 430; 1 Binn. 70; 1 Pennsyl. 462; 2 Pennsyl. 517; 7 Mass. 169; 1 Sumu. 46; 20 Johns. 103, 735; 2 Johns. 283; 7 John. Ch. 315; 1 Wend. 474; 5 Wend. 166; 8 Wend. 469; 4 Wend. 667; 6 Cowen, 698; 7 Cowen, 526 4 Hamm. 253; 5 Hamm. 141, 391; 6 Hamm. 126; 1 N. H. Rep. 339; See River.

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If the lesion can be localized to the mastoid, tympanic, or labyrinthine segments of the facial nerve, high-resolution temporal bone CT is recommended to evaluate the fallopian canal. Contrast-enhanced MRI should be performed first in cases when the palsy cannot be definitively localized.
A surgical re-exploration of the middle ear was not deemed useful nor was the decompression of the Fallopian canal up to its labyrin-segment through a combined approach, as proposed in the past by some authors [26].
Spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks from the fallopian canal are extremely rare, as only a few cases have been reported in the world literature.
In its intratemporal course, the facial nerve enters the fallopian canal, which is situated between the lateral end of the internal acoustic canal and the stylomastoid foramen.
(2,3) Destruction of the bony fallopian canal covering the nerve can occur as a result of pathologic or surgical invasions.
On the other hand, this entity may be congenital, caused by an alteration in the embryologic development of the otic capsule such as cases of cochlear--internal auditory canal dehiscence in Mondini-like dysplasia or cochlear--facial dehiscence associated with Fallopian canal dehiscence.
Whole of the facial nerve in the fallopian canal was decompressed.
The bony mass was found adherent to the sigmoid sinus, stylomastoid foramen, fallopian canal, and digastric muscle.