Johann Christian Rosenmüller (1771-1820): A Historical Perspective on the Man behind the Fossa.

  title={Johann Christian Rosenm{\"u}ller (1771-1820): A Historical Perspective on the Man behind the Fossa.},
  author={Chiazo Amene and Maura K Cosetti and Sudheer Ambekar and Bharat Guthikonda and Anil Nanda},
  journal={Journal of neurological surgery. Part B, Skull base},
  volume={74 4},
Introduction The fossa of Rosenmüller, also known as the lateral pharyngeal recess, is a well-established site of origin of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. It is located in the lateral pharyngeal wall behind the cartilaginous portion of the Eustachian tube, the torus tubarius, and is named after Johann Christian Rosenmüller (JCR). Objective We present a history on the life and extensive works of Johann Christian Rosenmüller, a German physician and anatomist. Results Johann Christian Rosenmüller was a… CONTINUE READING


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