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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Moreover, the surrounding scalp and pericranium was left intact as a reliable lifeboat in case of minor flap loss or secondary revisions without the need for complex reconstruction or another donor site.
7) A small island of split calvarium was harvested from the posterior midfrontal bone and remained attached to the frontal pericranium (figure 2, A).
A DHWD involves performing a cruciate opening of the dura and attaching the pericranium or a dural substitute (Ziai et al.
Subgaleal hematoma results from injury to the scalp with subsequent bleeding into the potential space between the galea aponeurotica and the pericranium.