temporalis 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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A newer technique recently described by Takahashi et al involves using a single plate under the temporalis muscle in a hairy area by cutting the anterior site of the bone flap at alternate angles.
In FLA Type III, the incision and retraction of the temporalis muscle were still larger than those in Types I and II.
Caption: Figure 2: Intraoperative photos of the firm, encapsulated tumor penetrating through the temporal bone and involving the temporalis muscle, (a) before and (b) after debulking the tumor extracranially.
Exposed brain was covered with FL graft; the orbit and frontal sinus were filled with pedicled temporalis muscle.
The dose of BTX-A injected into each masseter and temporalis muscle was 20 U and 15 U, respectively, with a dilution of 1 mL; a 1 mL insulin syringe and a 30 G needle were used with a single injection point.
A biopsy specimen was obtained from the temporalis muscle of 1 of these patients.
In this study, with the use of a neuromuscular reprogramming device producing a programmed contact of the anterior teeth for the specific time periods proposed by the study, we observed the highest electromyographic values in relation to the resting position at 0, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 minutes for the left temporalis and right masseter muscles; at 0 min for the left masseter muscle; and at 5 and 30 minutes for the right temporalis muscle in normal subjects.
It extends up to the infra-orbital fissure and surrounds the temporalis muscle, and extends down to the superior rim of the mandibular body, and back to the anterior rim of the temporalis tendon and ramus.
Extroceptive suppression of temporalis muscle activity in chronic headache.
Temporalis Muscle Transfer for paralytic lagophthalmos, which was first proposed by Gillies (2) and later developed by Deutinger et al.
In cluster headaches, the temporalis muscle seems to be involved.
Experimental data make it clear that removal or denervation of the temporalis muscle produced marked reduction of the coronoid process of the mandible (Avis; Riesenfeld, 1969).
4) The superficial portion is between the temporalis muscle and the SLDCF.
The temporalis muscle is commonly injected with 5 units in four sites for a total of 20 units.