roof of orbit

roof of or·bit

[TA]
formed by the orbital plate of the frontal bone and the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone, the optic canal opens at its posterior limit; an indentation, the fossa for the lacrimal gland, is located in the anterolateral part of the roof.

roof of or·bit

(rūf ōrbit) [TA]
Formed by orbital plate of frontal bone and lesser wing of sphenoid bone.
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In addition, common abnormalities consist of widening of orbital fissures, hypoplasia of sinuses, defects of greater wing of sphenoid and roof of orbit and enlargement of the middle cranial fossa.
However its extension, especially into posterior wall of sinus or roof of orbit were not adequately visualized on the 3D images.
3D images were better compared to axial images in detection and displacements of frontal bone fractures but extension of fractures especially into posterior wall of sinus or roof of orbit were not adequately visualized on the 3D images.