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Eustachian tube anatomy

Eustachian tube anatomy

Overview

The eustachian tube is the tube that runs between the middle ear and pharynx and regulates the ear pressure around the ear drum.

Review Date 7/28/2022

Updated by: Charles I. Schwartz, MD, FAAP, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, General Pediatrician at PennCare for Kids, Phoenixville, PA. Also reviewed by David C. Dugdale, MD, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.