calvarium


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calvarium

[kal′ver·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
A skull lacking facial parts and the lower jaw.
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Two eosinophilic granuloma were detected in the primary malignancies in calvarium in the present study.
Primary lymphangioma of the calvarium. Am J Reoentgenol Radium The Nucl Med 1974; 121: 118-20.
Within the calvarium, pachymeningeal thickening and pituitary hypophysitis are some of the manifestations now included within the spectrum.
All these findings concurred with the suspicion of tumor recurrence, with calvarium and intracranial extensions making the tumor unresectable.
[34] A bone graft harvested from the costa, calvarium, or iliac crest can be inserted around the age of 10 in the second stage.
It was reported that dietary sialic acid supplementation could improve learning and memory abilities and increase its content inside calvarium in piglets [10].
Briefly, the animals were anaesthetized by intraperitoneal injection of pentobarbital, and then, a 1.5 cm sagittal incision was made on the scalp to expose the calvarium. Two 5 mm diameter critical-sized defects were created using a trephine bur.
She felt pain over her whole calvarium without a specific trigger point.
She has no neurologic sequelae; however, her latest MRI showed continued slow growth of an enhancing 1.7 cm left frontal calvarium lesion.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the head showed a thickened calvarium, as well as a 2 cm supracerebellar arachnoid cyst and a lipoma at the corpus callosum as incidental findings.
Bone graft material is most commonly obtained from the mandible, iliac crest, tibia and calvarium (Vermeeren et al., 1996; Gutta & Wait, 2009).
"with the calvarium [the skull], in general, some people will actually try to change the presentation so that it's not vertex [head first], because when it's vertex presentation you never have enough dilation at the beginning of the case, unless you have real, huge amounts of dilation to deliver an intact calvarium."