posterior recess

pos·te·ri·or re·cess

a deepening of the interpeduncular fossa toward the pons.
Synonym(s): recessus posterior [TA]
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This repeated compression and entrapment, like nuts in a nutcracker, results in bone contusions and local synovitis involving the posterior recess of the tibiotalar and subtalar joints.
2) shows increased nodular density in the posterior recess of the ankle joint in keeping with tophaceous deposits on the left.
Interiorly, the epithelium appeared to invaginate toward the posterior recess of the middle ear space.

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