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Synonyms for maxilla

the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium

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A preliminary CT scout image demonstrated hypertrophy of the maxilla and mandible with near complete obliteration of the maxillary sinuses and narrowing of the pharynx.
Here we analyze the maxilla of two closely-related species of the Phrynosomatidae from western North America: Uta stansburiana (Common Side-blotched Lizard) and Urosaurus ornatus (Ornate Tree Lizard).
Descriptive statistics was done for all the measured values in maxilla and mandibular arch (Table 1).
Joe Walsh, who runs the Maxilla Social Club, said that volunteers had been on hand collecting donations, making cups of tea and been available for a chat since 2am.
Terminal segment of maxilla in the form of a blunt fused extension had two hook-like sharp claws (Fig.
Odontogenic keratocyst###15 (15%)###Posterior Maxilla (3%)
3%) cases, whereas maxilla was only sporadically affected with 14 (16.
Crevicular incision along gingival sulcus was made extending from canine to the tuberosity with a vertical releasing incision at canine and full thickness mucoperiosteal flap was raised exposing the buccal cortical plate of the maxilla (Figure 5).
Imaging revealed diffuse sinus opacification and a Le Fort type I complexfracture involving the maxilla, pterygoid plates, clivus, and right nasal bridge.
Detailed clinical examination revealed soft tissue swelling at the right side of maxilla.
He then noticed a painless swelling in the anterior region of the maxilla, for which he underwent extraction of 21 and 22.
Head and neck are a common location for NF; however other sites may be involved less frequently including nasal cavity, paranasal sinus, nasopharynx, orbit, larynx, maxilla, and mandible [2].
We, hereby, present a case of osteosarcoma in maxilla in a 22-year-old male patient creating diagnostic dilemma owing to its rare presentation and location.
The Portrait S-Frame with Integrated Shim includes the optional IntegraBite, which conforms to the teeth or maxilla further decreasing head and neck rotation, flexion and extension.