mandibular fossa

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mandibular fossa

[man′dib·yə·lər ′fäs·ə]
(anatomy)
The depression in the temporal bone that articulates with the mandibular condyle.
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This is followed by superficial reaming of the glenoid surface, sufficient to remove any fibrous tissue and to expose healthy subchondral bone.
The graft was preliminarily fixed in place with three K-wires, placed parallel and medial to the glenoid surface. Care was taken to place the graft in an anatomical position.
The glenosphere had a diameter of 36 mm and an offset of 16 mm from the glenoid surface (Fig.
Rowe and colleagues (20) reported no significant differences in outcome after capsuloligamentous reconstruction alone, with glenoid bone loss up to one-third of the glenoid surface. Recently, in a cadaveric study, Itoi and coworkers (21) found decreased stability to anterior glenohumeral translation after Bankart repair in the presence of a glenoid defect larger than 21%.