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an extent, measured or unmeasured, of linear space

a wide and open area, as of land, sky, or water

a rather short period

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a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing

the interval between two times


one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff

(printing) a block of type without a raised letter

place at intervals

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sup][4] Parapharyngeal space tumors can be completely resected by an endoscopic-assisted transoral approach, even in cases with tumors lying lateral to the ICA.
In parapharyngeal space it can cause oropharyngeal swelling, odynophagia, difficulty in breathing, cervical swelling, neurological deficit like hoarseness, slurring of speech, weakness of shoulder, blurring of vision and multiple cranial nerve palsy .
The parapharyngeal space has also been referred to in the literature as the lateral pharyngeal, peripharyngeal, pharyngomaxillary, pterygopharyngeal, pterygomandibular, and pharyngomasticatory space, and its boundaries have been described with more variation than those of any other space of the neck.
One such case has been reported in the liver but none seen in parapharyngeal space.
Asa result, pediatric parapharyngeal space tumors need more careful evaluation and management.
1,2] Pleomorphic adenomas of minor salivary glands are seen in upper aerodigestive tract such as nasal cavity (including nasal septum and lateral nasal wall), pharynx, larynx, trachea, lacrimal glands, hard and soft palate and parapharyngeal space.
They are present in many sites such as hard palate, soft palate, lips, tongue, floor of the mouth, alveolar mucosa, oro- pharynx, parapharyngeal space and retro molar region.
Inferiorly, it was bulging into the right parapharyngeal space.
The incidence of retropharyngeal abscess after Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) insertion is rare, while the extension of the abscess into the parapharyngeal space is of greater rarity.
Parapharyngeal space extends from the skull base to the level of hyoid bone.
Follow-up images with contrast demonstrated edema in the right parapharyngeal space.
Blumberg et al in his review reported that parapharyngeal space is the second most common space involved in deep neck space infections next to peritonsillar space.
MRI demonstrated a 50 x 46-mm cystic lesion that had advanced from the left parotid gland to the parapharyngeal space (figure 1).
Computer tomography (CT) scan of the neck was performed to exclude any underlying parapharyngeal space mass.