calvarium


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calvarium

[kal′ver·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
A skull lacking facial parts and the lower jaw.
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Common locations include the ribs, inferior margin of the femoral neck, pubis, medial proximal tibia, calvarium, vertebrae, and distal aspects of the clavicles, phalanges, and ulna.
The calvarium has been used worldwide as autogenous bone grafts donor bone in maxillofacial reconstruction (Smith & Abramson, 1974; Zins & Whitaker; Donovan et al.
None of these cases was reported with changes in thoracic skeleton, scoliosis, pelvis or calvarium.
At birth, the calvarium was absent and the exposed neural tissue was visible.
BCC rarely spread to other parts of the body, but if involves vital structures such as calvarium, it can be fatal.
Well-described donor sites for bony and cartilaginous framework repairs are the ears, ribs, and/or calvarium.
The beam of the laser was also focused on the caudal calvarium overlying the cerebellar and vestibular regions of the nervous system.
Histologic and histomorphometric assessment of Strumann Bone Ceramic with two sizes as well as Bio-Oss on the quality and quantity of bony defects healing in the rabbit's calvarium.
To make an injection, orient the needle perpendicular to the skull and press through the calvarium to approximately 2 mm depth.
Initial imaging with Computed Tomography (CT) revealed a large soft tissue mass appearing to arise from the calvarium with minimal moderate extrinsic mass effect on the adjacent brain, (Figure 1) while Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR) revealed a 4.