jugular tubercle


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jugular tubercle

a large rounded mound of the occipital bone medial to the jugular foramen.
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3) Far lateral transcondylar approaches require extensive dissection of the paravertebral muscles and vessels, in particular, the vertebral artery and removal of bony structures such as the Occipital Condyle (OC) and Jugular Tubercle (JT).
Jugular fossa meningiomas frequently invade bone, including the jugular spine and the jugular tubercle.
The topics include multiple paraclinoid aneurysms of the internal carotid artery, a case of carotid artery reconstruction, the surgical removal of pilocytic astrocytoma from the brain stem and thalamus, subarachoid hemorrhage with bilateral aneurysms and apoplexy of pituitary macroadenoma, large meningioma of the jugular tubercle and foramen magnum, intramedullary spinal arteriovenous malformation, intraosseous tumor of the cervical spine, and fibrous dysplasia of the paranasal sinuses and anterior cranial base.