By Ehab Y. Hanna, Franco DeMonte
The administration of tumors in and adjoining to the skullbase is hard given the advanced and seriously very important anatomy of the zone and the vast range of tumor pathologies which may be encountered. to assist navigate the complexities of up to date multidisciplinary administration of those sufferers, Drs. Hanna and DeMonte deliver you complete administration of cranium Base Tumors, a finished consultant jam-packed with up to date info from gurus world wide. accomplished administration of cranium Base Tumors is split into 3 sections along with: basic rules website particular surgical procedure tumor particular administration jam-packed with medical tables and lavishly illustrated, this article is written with an emphasis on surgical procedure, radiation and chemotherapy, and may attract all neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, plastic surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, ophthalmologists, scientific and radiation oncologists, and radiologists.
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The eustachian tube opens into the nasopharynx by passing along the posterior edge of the medial pterygoid plate. The lateral wing of the sphenoid sinus extends laterally below the maxillary nerve. (J) The frontal dura has been opened and the frontal lobes elevated to expose the olfactory and optic nerves and the internal carotid and anterior and middle cerebral arteries (1). , Tract. palatine bone medially and the body of the sphenoid bone above (Figs. 3, 6, 10, and 11). The fossa opens laterally through the pterygomaxillary fissure into the infratemporal fossa and medially through the sphenopalatine foramen to the nasal cavity.
The inferior concha is a separate bone attached to the maxilla. The middle and superior concha are appendages of the ethmoid bone. The carotid artery courses along the lateral margin of the sphenoid sinus. The prominence within the sphenoid sinus, formed by the superior orbital fissure, is located anterior to the intracavernous carotid, and the prominence overlying the maxillary nerve is located below the intracavernous carotid. (C) The middle and superior turbinates have been removed to expose the ostia of the maxillary and frontal sinuses.
Sup. Obl. M. Med. Rec. M. Sphenopal. A. Sphenopal. Gang. Vidian N. Anular tendon Max. A. Inf. Rec. M. Gr. Palat. N. Figure 8 Structures below the medial part of the anterior and middle cranial fossae. (A) Midsagittal section of the anterior and middle cranial base to the right of the nasal septum. The area below the medial part of the anterior cranial fossa is formed by the frontal and ethmoidal sinuses and the nasal cavity. The nasal cavity is divided into the inferior, middle, and superior meati and the sphenoethmoidal recess by the inferior, middle, and superior conchae.