pericranial


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per·i·cra·ni·al

(per'i-krā'nē-ăl),
Relating to the pericranium; surrounding the skull.

pericranial

(pĕr″ĭ-krā′nē-ăl) [″ + kranion, skull]
Pert. to the periosteum of the skull.
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This could explain the differences in the activation of the frontal pericranial regions between specific and categoric memories, due to the cognitive effort performed by the subject, which is assumed to be higher in the access to specific memories.
The authors concluded that pericranial injection of Botox is a safe and effective way to reduce migraine frequency and serverity (Headache 40[6]:445-50, 2000).
Various materials--including hydroxyapatite cement, autologous fat, muscle, bone, pericranial flaps, bioactive glass S53P4, lyophilised allogenic cartilage, and Proplast--have been used to obliterate the frontal sinus.
Patients with a similar presentation as reported in this case, with myofascial tender points, and without any positive clinical signs that are valid and reliable, should be classified under the tension-type headache with associated pericranial tenderness, according to the new classification.
Chronic tension-type headache: amitriptyline reduces clinical headache-duration and experimental pain sensitivity but does not alter pericranial muscle activity readings.
20] This suggestion was supported by one 1996 Italian study which found that the majority of pain after intracranial surgery is predominately superficial, possibly involving pericranial muscles and soft tissues,[10] Pain after intracranial surgery may also be related to the position of the head during the surgical procedure.
Dural defects are repaired with watertight sutures or with pericranial fascia.
This combination of pericranial flap and bone was mobilized and shaped to conform and fill the anterior fossa osseous defect (figure 2, B).
During a tension headache, patients may have tenderness of pericranial muscles, including the temporalis, masseter, pterygoid, sternocleidomastoid, splenius, or trapezius muscles.
The 5-HT-1 receptor is also found in high concentrations in the cranial and pericranial neurovascular system, especially in the dura mater.
Water tight dural closure was achieved by using pericranial graft or temporalis fascia graft for closure.