pneumatization


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pneumatization

 [nu″mah-tĭ-za´shun]
the formation of air cavities in tissue, especially such formation in the temporal bone.

pneu·ma·ti·za·tion

(nū'mă-ti-zā'shŭn),
The development of air cells such as those of the mastoid and ethmoidal bones.
[G. pneuma, air]

pneumatization

/pneu·ma·ti·za·tion/ (noo″mah-tĭ-za´shun) the formation of air cells or cavities in tissue, especially in the temporal bone.

pneu·ma·ti·za·tion

(nū'mă-tī-zā'shŭn)
The development of air cells such as those of the mastoid and ethmoid bones.
[G. pneuma, air]

pneumatization

the formation of air cavities in tissue, especially such formation in the temporal bone.
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Especially by comparing mastoid pneumatization in patients grouped in the different ages, the area of pneumatization might be a consequence of not only long lasting but also severe and intractable inflammation influenced by the therapeutic methods and surrounding environmental factors in early medical history.
All patients had diagnosis of dental loss with alveolar ridge atrophy associated with maxillary sinus pneumatization.
In the case of our patient, trauma could be the potential factor for both middle turbinate pneumatization and osteoma development.
Morphologic and roentgenologic aspects of the temporal bone study of 536 bones with special reference to pneumatization Arch Otolaryngol 1938;28(5):748-67.
Most certainly an acquired condition, SSS should be distinguished from maxillary sinus hypoplasia, which is characterized by lack of pneumatization laterally into the malar eminence and inferiorly into the maxillary alveolar ridge.
Peri apical pathology, widely divergent roots, excessive peri apical pressure and sinus pneumatization are some of the precipitating factors leading to displacement of teeth into sinus.
However implants placement can be limited due to situations of either reduced bone height or presence of anatomical structures in the extensive maxillary sinus pneumatization and mandibular canal in proximity to tooth sockets (ARLIN, 2006; CHIZOLINI et al.
Application of implant in the posterior maxilla often poses multiple therapeutic challenges due to the atrophy of the alveolar ridge and sinus pneumatization.
Frontal sinuses formation starts at two years old, but its pneumatization occurs only around 6-7 years old, because of the migration of the ethmoidal cell to the frontalis bone (PIGNATARY et al.
In the present study, pneumatization of the uncinate process was found in 4 (5.