sphenoid


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Synonyms for sphenoid

butterfly-shaped bone at the base of the skull

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The frontal sinuses are most frequently affected (60-65%), followed by the ethmoid (20-30%), maxillary (10%) and sphenoid (2-3%).
In the second, not only was the Sonopet used in the orbital apex where vital soft tissue structures are in close proximity, but the lateral orbit and greater wing of the sphenoid were reshaped to both decompress the orbit and to restore the normal contour of the lateral orbit.
The pituitary body sits in the sella turcica on the upper surface of the sphenoid bone just in front of the SBS.
I finished her session with a decompression of her sphenoid.
At birth, the sphenoid sinus is undeveloped, with the sphenoid bone containing erythropoietic marrow.
A characteristic osseus lesion, such as sphenoid wing dysplasia or thinning of the long bone cortex, with or without pseudoarthrosis 7.
The tumour was involving the ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses.
Computed tomography scans reveal opacity with a fluid level in the left sphenoid sinus.
Orthopaedic disorders such as sphenoid dysplasia, thinning of the cortex on the long bones, demineralization, scoliosis, hypotonia and poor coordination are very common in patients with NF-1.
The pituitary lies in the sella turcica, a concave structure in the superior sphenoid bone at the base of the brain (Figure 1).
Transfrontal: interhemispheric fissure, frontal cortex in front of lateral ventricles, orbita, sphenoid
Since only the sphenoid sinuses are opened, the nasal cavity literally looked 'untouched' a few days after surgery (Fig.
the relationship of the sphenoid, the occiput and the temporal bones.
The differential diagnosis includes the other primary headache disorders and organic causes of intractable headache such as sphenoid sinusitis, an Arnold-Chiari malformation, and pseudotumor cerebri.
DNA proved bone fragments found in their washing machine sump came from the sphenoid bone in Margaret's skull.