An anthropometric analysis of the key foramina for maxillofacial surgery.

@article{Cutright2003AnAA,
  title={An anthropometric analysis of the key foramina for maxillofacial surgery.},
  author={Brian Cutright and Naomi Quillopa and Warren Schubert},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2003},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={354-7}
}
PURPOSE The study goal was to determine the location of important maxillofacial foramina relative to frequently encountered surgical landmarks. MATERIALS AND METHODS Measurements (1,120) were made on 80 cadaveric heads of known race and gender to evaluate the position of the supraorbital, infraorbital, and mental foramina relative to surgical landmarks. RESULTS Analysis of the data determined the supraorbital foramen to be an average of 2.5 cm lateral to the nasal midline and 2.6 cm medial… CONTINUE READING

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