infratemporal


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infratemporal

[¦in·frə′tem·prəl]
(anatomy)
Situated below the temporal fossa.
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We have reported a new case of an aggressive IPT that involved the maxillary sinus and orbit with extension into the infratemporal fossa, parapharyngeal space, anterior antral wall, and surrounding soft tissue.
Site of lesion origin (N = 79) Site of origin n (%) Infratemporal fossa 21 (26.
The tumor was removed via a combined antrum and infratemporal fossa-nasal cavity approach through an extended Caldwell-Luc incision (midfacial degloving incision).
The risks of infratemporal and lateral skull base surgical approaches are significant.
1) Several authors have described extraorbital extension of pseudotumor with involvement of paranasal sinuses, anterior and middle cranial fossa and infratemporal region.
A computed tomography (CT) scan shows a poorly defined mass in the infratemporal fossa (Fig.
On MRI, it was seen to extend into the pterygopalatine and infratemporal fossae producing thickening of the right lateral tentorium and edema of the right temporal lobe.
The lesion was removed via a postauricular infratemporal fossa approach.
These sites include the middle ear, mastoid, ear canal, oral cavity, paranasal sinuses and infratemporal fossa.
Magnetic resonance imaging and CT studies demonstrated a mass with a pushing border in the right temporal region with infratemporal fossa involvement (Figures 1 and 2).
7) Patients with a tumor of the orbit or a nonparameningeal tumor in a head and neck site have a better prognosis than do patients with a parameningeal tumor (including nasal cavity tumors) or a tumor of the nasopharynx, paranasal sinus, middle ear, mastoid, infratemporal fossa, or pterygopalatine fossa; the worst prognosis is attributable to the possibility of subarachnoid spread.
After 3 cycles, there was significant reduction in the unresected portion of the mass; however, residual tumor did remain in the right infratemporal fossa, extending up to the level of the floor of the right middle cranial fossa and in the right petrous bone.

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