temporalis muscle


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Related to temporalis muscle: Masseter muscle, medial pterygoid muscle, lateral pterygoid muscle
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Synonyms for temporalis muscle

muscle extending from the temporal fossa to the coronoid process of the mandible

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BTX-A injection into the masseter and temporalis muscles could be used to treat bruxism associated with traumatic brain injury.
During clenching and grinding, the temporalis muscle, the primary function of which is to control movement of the jawbone, becomes hyperactive.
As these significant counter-clockwise rotations are performed, particularly when the position of the ramus is elongated vertically, the muscles of mastication must be reflected from the ramus of the mandible and a coronoidectomy performed to release the temporalis muscle.
The MPFs from both temporalis PSDs must fall into a range consistent with the temporalis muscle.
Local flaps that have been used include neighboring mucoperiosteal flaps, tongue flaps, temporalis muscle flaps, and buccal fat-pad grafts.
Temporalis muscle and fascia or septal cartilage traditionally have been used as the base support of the repair, and both remain effective today.
To the best of our knowledge, masticatory diplopia as a result of adhesion of the temporalis muscle to the periorbita secondary to facial trauma has not been previously reported.
The eustachian tube orifice was sealed with temporalis muscle tissue.
However, MRI of the face disclosed an ulcerative soft-tissue lesion that extended down to the level of the temporalis muscle, masseter muscle, and superficial parotid gland (figure 2).
A thick temporalis fascia graft was harvested for dural defect repair, and the temporalis muscle was reflected anteroinferiorly (figure 3, B).
Ahmed and Kolhe used a double-layer superficial temporal artery fascia flap, made up of the temporoparietal fascia and the fascia over the temporalis muscle, for the prevention of Frey's syndrome and contour defect.
The changes ill the anatomy of the jaws that took place as mammal-like reptiles evolved into mammals were characterized by an increase in the size of the temporalis muscle and the dentary bone and a reduction in the size of the postdentary bones (i.