sphenopalatine


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sphenopalatine

[‚sfē·nō′pal·ə‚tēn]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the region of or surrounding the sphenoid and palatine bones.
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This fact has to be kept in mind while treating intractable posterior epistaxis with embolization of the ipsilateral sphenopalatine and facial arteries and contralateral sphenopalatine artery (Duncan & Dos Santos, 2003).
Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia is the medical term for which pain associated with eating or drinking?
The sphenopalatine ganglion located behind the cheek bone drains the maxillary teeth and sinuses.
The recent reports of the use of transnasal sphenopalatine blockade in the maternal population have brought great enthusiasm.
1) These causes include abnormal eustachian tube positioning, underdeveloped cartilage within the eustachian tube causing increased collapsibility, abnormal skull base morphology causing a reduced sphenopalatine angle, and irregular tensor veli palatini and levator veli palatini muscle position and function.
The lateral wall of nasopharynx, region of sphenopalatine foramen found to be the commonest site of origin.
WASHINGTON -- Encouraging data on an external vagal nerve stimulator and a minimally invasive system that targets the sphenopalatine ganglion are propelling the two neuromodulation devices toward approval for headache, Stewart J.
Of the two cases treated with gamma knife ablation of the trigeminal and sphenopalatine ganglia, one achieved complete pain relief for 39 months without the need for analgesics [17], while the other had intermittent symptoms during 4 months of initial follow-up [18].
Nerve fibres originate from perikarya located in the sympathetic superior cervical ganglion and the parasympathetic sphenopalatine and optic ganglion innervate the gland [22].
He was the first to patent neuro stimulation of the sphenopalatine ganglion for the treatment of migraine, cluster and other headaches in addition to facial pain after trauma or surgery.
These lesions tend to originate at the sphenopalatine foramen and then grow medially into the nasal cavity, laterally into the pterygopalatine fossa, and posteriorly into the nasopharynx (Figure 3A).