retromastoid

ret·ro·mas·toid

(ret'rō-mas'toyd),
Posterior to the mastoid process; relating to the posterior mastoid cells.

retromastoid

(rĕt″rō-măs′toyd) [″ + Gr. mastos, breast, + eidos, form, shape]
Behind the mastoid process.

ret·ro·mas·toid

(ret'rō-mas'toyd)
Posterior to mastoid process.
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Quinlan, "Assessing risk factors for postoperative nausea and vomiting: a retrospective study in patients undergoing retromastoid craniectomy with microvascular decompression of cranial nerves," Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, vol.
One year after resection, axial 3D T1-weighted contrast-enhanced MRI of the brain (d) demonstrates interval postsurgical changes of right retromastoid craniotomy for resection of the right cerebellopontine angle tumor without evidence of residual tumor.
Two injections were administered in the right and left suboccipital area (exactly at retromastoid cervicocranial junction) and the other two in the lower medial frontal area (exactly at medial right and left eyebrows).
All the patients were operated through a retromastoid suboccipital approach by a single surgeon under the microscope who has been doing the procedure since last ten years.
2: MRI brain and cervical region) a 4 x 6 cms irregular shaped and ill-defined bordered tumor present in left temporal bone (mastoid) which is extending into jugular foramen anteriorly, retromastoid suboccipital region posteriorly and extending down into the neck upto C2 transverse process.
Type A tumors may be accessed via a retromastoid approach.
Jannetta et al., looked at blood pressure in patients who underwent surgery ("left retromastoid craniotomy and microvascular decompression") to treat cranial nerve dysfunctions.
The patient underwent an open biopsy via a retromastoid approach, and analysis of the specimen identified it as a hemangiopericytoma.
Through a retromastoid incision the muscle, fascia, and pericranium are dissected away from the calvaria.
All except 1 patient underwent retromastoid retrosigmoid suboccipital craniectomy.