Zenker diverticulum, also known as a pharyngeal pouch, is an outpouching at the level of the hypopharynx, just proximal to the upper oesophageal sphincter. It is located in the posterior midline at the cleavage plane between the thyropharyngeus muscle and the cricopharyngeus muscle (known as the...
Zuckerkandl tubercle is a normal variant of the thyroid. It may be mistaken for a thyroid nodule or mass or lymph node.
Zuckerandl tubercle is a projection of normal thyroid thyroid tissue from the posterior or lateral lobes of the thyroid gland.
It is also an important surgical landmark due...
Zygoma ( zygomatic bone) are roughly quadrangular paired facial bones which form the bilateral cheek prominences.
Zygoma has three surfaces:
lateral or antero-lateral surface is convex and pierced at its orbital border by the zygomaticofacial foramen which houses the zygomaticof...
The zygomatic arch is formed by the union of the temporal process of the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone at the zygomaticotemporal suture.
Le Fort type 3 fracture
zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture
Zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) fractures, also known as a tripod, tetrapod, quadripod, malar or trimalar fractures, are seen in the setting of traumatic injury to the face. They comprise fractures of the:
inferior orbital rim, and anterior and posterior maxillary sinus walls
The zygomaticomaxillary suture exists between the maxillary margin of the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the maxilla.