cribriform plate


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cribriform plate

[′krib·rə‚fȯrm ¦plāt]
(anatomy)
The horizontal plate of the ethmoid bone, part of the floor of the anterior cranial fossa.
The bone lining a dental alveolus.
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There was also erosion through the cribriform plate.
It extends from cribriform plate of ethmoid bone to nostrils.
Understanding the complex anatomy of the skull base is crucial for the safe endoscopic sinus surgery; inadvertent violation of the cribriform plate may cause CSF leak, direct penetration trauma to the dura, serious intracranial and intracerebral complications.
Organisms enter through the olfactory neuroepithelium at the level of the cribriform plate and invade the amyelinic submucosal nervous plexus13.
It enters the nose and traverses the cribriform plate to enter the brain, causing acute meningoencephalitis.
Spontaneous CSF fistulae are most common in the anterior cranial fossa, at the ethmoid roof and cribriform plate.
There is a rigid scleral opening and a collagenous cribriform plate.
Radioactively tagged nanoparticles have been shown in rodents to make their way through the nasal cavity, across the cribriform plate and into the olfactory bulb--part of the brain.
Direct extension from the cribriform plate can cause necrohemorrhagic lesions in the base of the frontal lobe.
The frontal bone was removed, the bilateral olfactory bulbs were exposed, and the cribriform plate was identified.
Furthermore, less Mn from the oxide was found on the cribriform plate area and the turbinates (representative of the olfactory mucosa), indicating greater retention of the Mn[Cl.
If unchecked, infection can travel to the brain through the orbital apex, orbital vessels, or cribriform plate.