Sphenoidal ridge

The sphenoidal ridge, or sphenoid ridge, is the sharp curving bony edge at the posterior aspect of the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone. It separates the horizontal floor of the anterior cranial fossa in front from the vertical anterior wall of the middle cranial fossa behind 1.

Related pathology

Lesions confined to the sphenoid ridge are rare but include 2:

Article information

rID: 59244
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Sphenoid ridge

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