Structure of pterygopalatine fossa

Known as: Fossa pterygopalatina, Fossa, Pterygopalatine, Pterygopalatine fossa 
A small space in the skull between the MAXILLA and the SPHENOID BONE, medial to the pterygomaxillary fissure, and connecting to the NASAL CAVITY via… (More)
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2008
2008
INTRODUCTION The pterygopalatine fossa (PPF) is a narrow space located between the posterior wall of the antrum and the pterygoid… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE In the literature, there has been controversy regarding the length of the greater palatine canal. If the… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECT The middle third of the clivus and the region around the petrous internal carotid artery (ICA) is a difficult area of the… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECT The pterygopalatine fossa is an area located deep in the skull base. The microsurgical transmaxillary-transantral route is… (More)
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2005
2005
This study aims to investigate the anatomy of the greater palatine foramen (GPF), greater palatine canal (GPC) and… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVE The pterygopalatine fossa is a relatively small anatomic region. Because of its rich vasculonervous contents and its… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE The purposes of this study were to delineate the maxillary artery and its branching arteries and to develop a… (More)
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2002
2002
Schwannomas are tumors that rarely involve the sinonasal tract or the pterygopalatinefossa. Three cases of benign schwannomas… (More)
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1996
1996
The pterygopalatine fossa is an important space because it communicates with the middle cranial fossa, orbit, nasal cavity, oral… (More)
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1984
1984
Tumors of the oral cavity and paranasal sinuses can spread along nerves to areas apparently removed from the primary tumor. In… (More)
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