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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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With flexion and extension of the elbow, the cyst was seen to swing directly into the olecranon fossa and simulate locking (Fig.
At the level of the hyoid bone, intraoral finger pressure was applied to the right tonsillar fossa to enable further dissection superiorly.
The glenoid bare spot had been used at arthroscopy as a landmark reference point for the center of the glenoid fossa to determine the presence and size of bony lesions.
1) confirmed the Dandy-Walker malformation on the basis of an absent vermis, cystic dilatation of the fourth ventricle, an enlarged posterior fossa, upward displacement of the torcula and splayed hypoplastic cerebellar hemispheres.
Further flexible nasoendoscopy assessment in clinic was concerning and unhelpful in assessing the piriform fossa (right side--erythematous and oedematous), prompting a further general anaesthetic rigid laryngopharyngo-upper oesophagoscopy procedure to exclude a synchronous tumour.
was transferred to a regional medical center and was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit with a diagnosis of posterior fossa tumor without evidence of hydrocephalus.
We report development of a posterior fossa haematoma after neuroendoscopic excision of a third ventricular colloid cyst.
Aya and Orana, whose names mean rain and forest in Malagasy, are types of fossa, which are almost as endangered as the giant panda.
Among the 26 patients treated with hemiarthroplasty and discectomy so that the condyle functioned directly against the metal fossa, 96% were reported to have decreased pain and increased jaw function.
Bifrontal craniotomy with osteoplastic temporalis flaps was then performed to further expose the tumor overlying the anterior cranial fossa.
Fossa said that when police were called to the apartment building at 91 Nashua St.
7) Spontaneous temporal bone CSF leaks can involve both the middle and posterior fossa plates, but the vast majority involve the tegmen tympani.
Fossa said it was unclear if the incidents were connected.
Once the diagnosis is made, treatment is primarily surgical: transmastoid repairs for smaller, lateral lesions (<1 cm) and combined transmastoid middle fossa repairs for larger, medial lesions (> 1 cm).