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Synonyms for fossa

monotypic genus of Madagascar civets closely related to palm civets

largest carnivore of Madagascar

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Similarly the study conducted by Valenzuela and Trellez, have also reported their experience in 21 cases of ETV in severe hydrocephalus before posterior fossa tumor surgery, with a 76% success rate in controlling hydrocephalus11.
Fossa said, but officers could not find anyone fitting that description in that area.
3,5,6) Our case, with its involvement of the jugular fossa, does not fit precisely within this classification.
At panendoscopy a mass was seen in the left pyriform fossa involving both the medial and lateral walls.
fOSSa days are open to everyone, with free registration.
Accessory meningeal artery arose from the middle meningeal artery, 25 mm below the base of the skull and entered the middle cranial fossa through the foramen ovale by passing behind the mandibular nerve.
Fossa are their own unique species, but closely related to Mongoose and meercats.
A wide array of disease process can occur in the posterior cranial fossa.
4) With contrast fistulography, the tract of the fistula up to the internal opening at the tonsillar fossa can be traced.
Methods: A retrospective, single-center study was conducted on 147 patients who underwent elective posterior fossa surgery for a variety of diseases.
Abscess of the infratemporal fossa is a rare complication which can be difficult to diagnose.
Objective: To determine the clinical presentation and outcome of traumatic epidural hematoma in posterior fossa.
It is an acronym which refers to posterior fossa anomalies, hemangioma, arterial lesions, cardiac abnormalities and eye anomalies.
On magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) there was a soft tissue density mass measuring 45x27x31 mmin CCxTxAP dimensions occupying left infratemporal fossa and left maxillary antrum, hypointense on T1, mixed signal intensity on T2 with significant post contrast enhancement.