Infratemporal fossa

The infratemporal fossa is a complex space that lies posterolateral to the maxillary sinus and many important nerves and vessels traverse it. 

Gross anatomy

The infratemporal fossa is the space between the skull base, lateral pharyngeal wall and the ramus of mandible

Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 28263
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tags: pm, cases
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