superior aspect

superior aspect

the surface of the cranium viewed from above.
Synonym(s): norma superior [TA], norma verticalis ☆ , vertical aspect

su·pe·ri·or as·pect

(sŭ-pērē-ōr aspekt)
Cranial surface viewed from above.
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A longitudinal incision centering over the fracture site was given over the superior aspect of the clavicle.
distance between the superior aspect of the superior orbital fissure (peak point of the superior orbital fissure) and the base of the metoptic canal,
At her 4-month visit, the superior aspect of the CNV lesion (d) continued to regress following her bevacizumab #3 treatment given 2 months prior, while there was no change in the corresponding FA and OCT images.
An 8-centimeter anterior incision was made at the superior aspect of the tibial tubercle and extended distally.
Caption: Figure 1: Front view chest X-ray showing a rounded prominence of the left cardiac border with the presence of a radiolucent rim at its superior aspect (crescent sign).
CT showed pancreatic tail atrophy from prior necrosis, a new area of necrosis measuring 7.1 x 4.9 x 4.9 cm at the superior aspect of the pancreas body and a new 2.3 x 2.2 x 2.8 cm fluid collection inferior-posterior to the uncinate process.
In particular, the authors demonstrated that when the target parathyroid glands were located <6 cm below the superior aspect of the clavicular head, the lesions were successfully resected through a cervical approach.
There was dissection from the superior aspect of the clivus distally through the anterior foramen magnum into the ventral spinal canal.
In a case report by Palamar et al., magnetic resonance imaging of a female patient presenting with severe pain in the upper eyelid, tearing, ptosis, and corneal erosion revealed a large cystic intraorbital/extraconal lesion located in the superior aspect of the orbit.
It showed a high-density fluid filled large defect in the superior aspect of the spleen consistent with splenic infarct (see Figure 1) and also a small pulmonary embolism in the right lower lobe.
The first author of this study routinely anchors his index fingers on the lateral iliac crests while using his thumbs to probe an area somewhat superolateral to the superior aspect of the PSISs, in order to make better use of tactile sense.

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