base of the skull


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base of the skull

the floor of the skull, containing the anterior, middle, and posterior cranial fossae and numerous foramina, such as the optic foramen, foramen ovale, foramen lacerum, and foramen magnum.
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Base of the skull
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The artist never turned his head; and in all his soul's application to the task his back quivered, his thin neck, sunk into a deep hollow at the base of the skull, seemed ready to snap.
Recording a conclusion of accidental death, Mr Jones said: "My belief is that the impact caused the head to go back and fracture the base of the skull.
Radiologists, head and neck surgeons, oncologists, and other medical specialists describe the use of imaging methods in the diagnosis of cancer at the base of the skull and in planning the treatment of it.
The team discovered bubbles of air in the tissues at the back of his throat and neck from the base of the skull to halfway down the man's back.
The research team calculated how blood flowing to the brain of human ancestors have changed over the time, using the size of two holes at the base of the skull at allow arteries to pass to the brain.
Another less common cause of perforation is injury and could result from the insertion of a sharp object into the ear, a blow to the ear, nearby explosion, barotrauma (pressure damage resulting from flying or diving), or a fracture to the base of the skull.
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The tumour was difficult to access through her head since it was at the base of the skull, so we inserted an endoscope through one nostril," Dr Ashish Suri, professor of neurosurgery at AIIMS, told Indian Express.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Anthropology researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have confirmed a direct link between upright two-legged (bipedal) walking and the position of the foramen magnum, a hole in the base of the skull that transmits the spinal cord.
Along with the carotid sheath, it ascended to the base of the skull and was attached around the margins of the carotid canal and jugular foramen and to the anterior aspect of the base of the styloid process.
It is especially effective for treating children and adults with anatomically complex tumors such as at the base of the skull and those along the spinal cord.
The court's forensics lab has revealed that a fracture at the base of the skull and a concussion caused the boy's death.