facial bone


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facial bone

[′fā·shəl ‚bōn]
(anatomy)
The bone comprising the nose and jaws, formed by the maxilla, zygoma, nasal, lacrimal, palatine, inferior nasal concha, vomer, mandible, and parts of the ethmoid and sphenoid.
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The clavarium, base of skull and orbital rims were dense, widened sutures with intra sutural wormian bones, small facial bones with hypoplastic maxillae and obtuse angle of mandible (Fig.
Cellular atypia with enlarged, irregular, and sometimes hyperchromatic nuclei may be present, especially in tumors located in the skull and facial bones.
The most frequently fractured facial bone was the mandible (18.
Facial bone fractures are best diagnosed with thin-slice CT and should prompt clinicians to think along these lines while investigating these cases.
Patient's sex, cause of the injury, dentoalveolar injury, oral soft tissue injury and fracture of facial bones (nasal, zygomatic-orbital complex, mandible and maxilla) were recorded.
The facial bones that have been affected by the malformation are the left zygoma, maxilla and mandible.
Recent reports have identified an association between osteonecrosis of the jaw or facial bones and treatment with nitrogen-containing intravenous bisphosphonates.
Calcium to Promote Normal Facial Bone Health: Deteriorating facial bones over time are a significant contributor to facial sagging and under-eye problems including the dreaded "hollow-eyes" look.
The mandible is the largest and only moveable facial bone.
Yuki Koike, the 21-year-old driver of the bus and the escort's brother, was seriously injured with lung contusion and a 29-year-old woman, who was among the 25 passengers, also sustained serious injuries with a facial bone fracture, the police said.
Genitourinary defects and nervous system anomalies accounted for the third- and fourth-leading causes of admissions, followed by other problems such as cleft palate, hip deformity, skull and facial bone defects, and spinal and foot deformities.