Pterygopalatine fossa

Case contributed by Dr Behrang Amini

Pterygopalatine fossa (red) is a complex space bounded by the maxilla, pterygoid process with access to adjacent spaces via the sphenopalatine foramen (pink), Vidian canal (orange), foramen rotundum (green) and pterygomaxillary fissure (yellow). 

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Case information

rID: 36420
Published: 7th May 2015
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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