pericranium

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pericranium

[¦per·ə′krā·nē·əm]
(anatomy)
The periosteum on the outer surface of the cranial bones.
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These differences are significant in both hemispheres of the frontal regions and in the central right pericranial region.
Following the decompression, autologous pericranial layer was spread over the brain instead of a watertight duraplasty.
Pericranial dissection continues in a "C"-shaped fashion extending approximately 1.5-2 cm superior to the supraorbital ridge and laterally to the superior temporal line.
A similar finding was that injecting either botulinum toxin or saline into pericranial and neck muscles in patients with chronic headache had an almost similar effect.
Some consider tension headaches a variant of migraine headaches and they are thought to arise from myofascial pain sensitivity and increased pericranial muscle activity.
Diagnosis: A species of Peristedion with very short (12.1-18.2% in head length) and widely spaced rostral exsertions; pericranial rim terminating in a right-angled flange; rostral and nasal spines present from juveniles to adults; gill rakers 5-9+27-31, total 33-40 and length of filamentous barbel 31.8-44.2% of head length.
Increased pericranial tenderness, decreased pressure pain threshold, and headache clinical parameters in chronic tension-type headache patients.
Pericranial muscle tenderness and exteroceptive suppression of temporalis muscle activity: a blind study of chronic tension type headache.
Fortunately, the smaller needles used for closing the dura mater and pericranial fascia were spring-eyed, and could be threaded by feel.