pterygopalatine


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pterygopalatine

 [ter″ĭ-go-pal´ah-tīn]
pertaining to a pterygoid process and the palatine bone.

pter·y·go·pal·a·tine

(ter'i-gō-pal'ă-tīn),
Relating to the pterygoid process and the palatine bone.

pter·y·go·pal·a·tine

(ter'i-gō-pal'ă-tīn)
Relating to the pterygoid process and the palatine bone.
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Clinical functional anatomy of the pterygopalatine ganglion, cephalgia and related dysautonomias: A review.
Similarly, V2 may be involved at the cavernous sinus, pterygopalatine fossa (which houses the pterygopalatine ganglion), the pterygomaxillary fissure en route to the infratemporal fossa, or in the roof of the maxillary sinus (infra-orbital nerve).
After both techniques had been completed, a fourth veterinarian performed the dissections on each side of the head to allow visualization of the pterygopalatine fossa and the maxillary nerve.
It then passes through the foramen rotundum, exits the skull, and enters the pterygopalatine fossa.
A previous research paper used GPC to give a maxillary nerve blockin the superior aspect of the pterygopalatine fossa [2], while another research study inserted the needle at a lower level inside pterygopalatine fossa [9].
CT scan revealed the recurrence in the pterygopalatine fossa.
Traces of tunnels and nests were found on the skull in the intracranial region, temporal region, orbital cavity, ear canal, palate (Figure 1), nasal fossae, pterygopalatine fossa, and also on vertebrae, tibia and foot bones.
The maxillary nerve gives seven branches within the pterygopalatine fossa, and it passes through the infraorbital canal as it continues.
Voinea, "The pterygopalatine ganglion in humans: a morphological study," Annals of Anatomy, vol.
VZV is known to reside in the trigeminal ganglia, but should it also reside in the pterygopalatine ganglion which is responsible for innervating the lacrimal gland, tearing and conjunctival injection may ensue with reactivation of the virus [8, 10].