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clivus

 [kli´vus] (L.)
a bony surface in the surface of the posterior cranial fossa sloping upward from the foramen magnum to the dorsum sellae.

cli·vus

, pl.

cli·vi

(klī'vŭs, -vē), [TA]
1. A downward sloping surface.
2. The sloping surface from the dorsum sellae to the foramen magnum composed of part of the body of the sphenoid and part of the basal part of the occipital bone. Synonym(s): Blumenbach clivus
[L. slope]

clivus

/cli·vus/ (kli´vus) [L.] a bony surface in the posterior cranial fossa sloping upward from the foramen magnum to the dorsum sellae.

clivus

[klī′vəs]
Etymology: L, slope
an inclined surface, as on the sphenoid bone.

cli·vus

, pl. clivi (klī'vŭs, -vī) [TA]
1. A downward sloping surface.
2. The sloping surface from the dorsum sellae to the foramen magnum composed of part of the body of the sphenoid and part of the basal part of the occipital bone.
[L. slope]

Blumenbach,

Johann Friedrich, German physiologist, 1752-1840.
Blumenbach clivus - the sloping surface from the dorsum sellae to the foramen magnum. Synonym(s): clivus

clivus

pl. clivi [L.] a bony surface in the posterior cranial fossa sloping forward from the foramen magnum to the dorsum sellae.
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Tumors were located in the anterior skull base in 37 cases (male/female [M/F]: 23/14), in the clivus in 16 cases (M/F: 9/7), in the lateral skull base in 18 cases (M/F: 7/11), and in the jugular foramen in 14 cases (M/F: 5/9).
Follow-up contrast enhanced MRI of the brain was performed and showed significant regression of the post-contrast signal intensity in the right cavernous sinus, previously extending basally towards the trigeminal cave and anteriorly towards the apex of the right orbit, with right-sided temporal-basal dural sheath imbibition and imbibitions along the clivus (Fig.
MRI revealed a permeative lytic destruction of right lower half of the clivus along with petrous and squamous part of temporal bone, anterior and lateral mass of the atlas vertebra.
Key Words: Clivus, jugular foramen, occipital condyle, Pakistani skull.
Fibrous dysplasia was present in the clivus, cella and sphenoid bone (Figure 2).
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En la sala quirurgica se instala el arco en C de fluoroscopia, que permite--en una proyeccion lateral estricta--identificar el piso de la fosa media, la silla turca y el clivus sobre el cual se superpone la piramide petrosa.
According to this method, the ITA was outlined by dorsum sellae cranially, internal table of the occipital bone dorsally, the clivus ventrally and the McRae line caudally, whereas, STA was the area between dorsum sellae and the internal tables of the bones in the supratentorial compartment, excluding the sella turcica.
Flattening of the ventral pons along the surface of the clivus suggest intracranial hypotension.
Los TFP son aquellas neoplasias localizadas en la fosa craneal posterior, la cual es limitada adelante por el clivus, abajo por el foramen magnun, atras por la concha del hueso occipital y a sus lados por la porcion petrosa mastoidea del hueso temporal y parte del hueso parietal (Fajardo-Rivera & Nazar-Herrera, 2001).
2), sitio identificado por el cambio de resistencia de los tejidos, luego se cambia a vision lateral para determinar la profundidad: la punta de la canula no debe exceder mas de 2 mm en distancia al plano del clivus (fig.