scaphoid fossa

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scaph·oid fos·sa

a boat-shaped hollow.
See also: scaphoid fossa of sphenoid bone.
Synonym(s): fossa scaphoidea [TA]
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Jean, French pathologist and anatomist, 1791-1874.
Cruveilhier atrophy
Cruveilhier disease - Synonym(s): Lou Gehrig disease
Cruveilhier fascia - Synonym(s): superficial fascia of perineum
Cruveilhier fossa - a longitudinal hollow on the posterior surface of the superior portion (root) of the medial pterygoid plate. Synonym(s): fossa navicularis Cruveilhier; scaphoid fossa
Cruveilhier joint - a pivot synovial joint between the dens of the axis and the ring formed by the anterior arch and the transverse ligament of the atlas. Synonym(s): median atlantoaxial joint
Cruveilhier ligaments - the counterparts in the foot of the palmar ligaments in the hand. Synonym(s): plantar ligaments
Cruveilhier nodules
Cruveilhier palsy - Synonym(s): Lou Gehrig disease
Cruveilhier plexus - a nerve plexus formed by communications between the dorsal primary rami of the first three cervical nerves.
Cruveilhier sign - palpable groin swelling noted when patient coughs.
Cruveilhier tumor
Cruveilhier ulcer
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten disease - Synonym(s): Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten murmur - a venous murmur heard over collateral veins, connecting portal and caval venous systems, on the abdominal wall.
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten sign - a murmur over the umbilicus often in the presence of caput medusae.
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome - cirrhosis of the liver with patent umbilical or paraumbilical veins and varicose periumbilical veins (caput medusae). Synonym(s): Cruveilhier-Baumgarten disease
fossa navicularis Cruveilhier - Synonym(s): Cruveilhier fossa
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In longer helical defects, portions of the scaphoid fossa may need to be shaved to avoid cupping of the ear, as the new helical rim length will be shorter than the pre-excision length.
With the sixth and seventh rib cartilages and their synchondrosis en bloc serving as the base frame, the surgeon carved out three-dimensional structures such as the scaphoid fossa, triangular fossa, helix, and antihelix.
Also the sphenoid sinus air space can invade the root of the pterygoid process, above the scaphoid fossa, as it was presented in the Results section.
The scaphoid fossa, triangular fossa of the antihelix and the cymba concha are the usual sites to be involved.
The scaphoid fossa with the triangular fossa was the most common site of pinna (42.5%) involved in pseudocyst formation (Table 3).
Pseudocysts of pinna usually occur in the anterior and superior part of auricular cartilage, the most common site being the scaphoid fossa. The disease is frequently associated with a history of trauma.
Several theories exist on the etiology of Stahl ear, including developmental error during the 3rd embryologic month as the helix and scaphoid fossa mature, deforming pressure in utero, abnormal prechondral growth, failed embryologic regression, and abnormal transverse intrinsic muscle orientation.