The pterygopalatine recess of the superior nasal meatus

Abstract

The pneumatizations surrounding the pterygopalatine fossa (PPF) and closely related to the sphenopalatine foramen are anatomically variable. During the assessment of a cone beam computed tomography of a 64-year-old male patient, we found bilaterally a previously unreported anatomic variant. This was represented by a lateral or pterygopalatine recess (PPR… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00276-016-1632-y

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