zygomatic arch


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Synonyms for zygomatic arch

the slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone

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Drill a hole posterosuperior to the zygomatic arch base, and create a bone window about 2.
The differences recorded between dorsal female and male mean skull shapes are little longer nasals (LM 3), wider posterior end of zygomatic arch (LM 8) and more extended canine alveoli (LM 10).
A study done by Tanrikulu R and Erol B also showed axial CT was best for zygomatic arch fractures and no significant difference between axial and coronal CT for zygomatic bone fractures.
In Type IV disease, the most severe form of ankylosis, the bony block encompasses the ramus and zygomatic arch.
As shown, the temporal nerve branch exits the parotid gland anteriorly, and then branches into two to four rami at the inferior border of the zygomatic arch.
2) Suspecting chronic osteomyelitis, a CT scan was performed which showed destruction of zygomatic arch and part of anterior wall of maxilla on the right side.
Diagnosis of ZACD was done if clear, well-defined unilocular or multilocular or trabecular radiolucency of the zygomatic arch or articular eminence posterior to the zygomatico-temporal suture was recognized.
On physical examination, a firm mass below the zygomatic arch on the left cheek was noted, with discharge of purulent saliva from the ostium of the left parotid duct upon parotid massage.
Shehzad's CAT scan shows a depressed fracture of the zygomatic arch of skull," a Pakistan Cricket Board release said.
KARACHI -- Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad's CT scan in Dubai shows depressed fracture of zygomatic arch of skull, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Monday.
A CT scan carried out after Shehzad was taken to a Dubai hospital in some pain showed a depressed fracture of the zygomatic arch (cheek bone) of his skull, a PCB press release said.
Depressed comminuted fracture of zygomatic arch on left side with swelling.
Briefly subdued, the excitement in the workshop bubbles up again as we are shown how to firmly attach the lower jaw to the upper jaw with poster putty at two points and we model our first muscle, the fan-shaped temporalis, passing it through the zygomatic arch to attach to the lower jaw.
Classification system and treatment of zygomatic arch fractures in the clinical setting.
The width measurement is a caliper-type measurement from the left zygomatic arch (cheekbone) to the right zygomatic arch, taken perfectly perpendicular to the center axis of the skull.