sphenopalatine


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sphenopalatine

[‚sfē·nō′pal·ə‚tēn]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the region of or surrounding the sphenoid and palatine bones.
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The anterior ethmoid, greater palatine, sphenopalatine, and superior labial arteries all form a plexus of vessels in the antero-inferior nasal septum.
Keywords: Post duralpunctural headache, Sphenopalatine ganglion block, Spinal anesthesia.
This was followed by cauterization of the stump of the inferior turbinate and control of the associated branch of the sphenopalatine artery.
On the 5th day after discharge, sphenopalatine ganglion blockade was performed.
The bleeding was controlled with packing in 2 patients and with surgical cautery of the septal branch of the sphenopalatine artery in the other.
Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia is the medical term for which pain associated with eating or drinking?
Usually the Posterior Ethmoid Artery or the Sphenopalatine Artery.
The muscles and connective tissue in the fossa were then carefully dissected in order to expose the nerves from as close as possible of the foramen rotundum to the infraorbital, sphenopalatine and lesser palatine foramina.
COP: condylar process; DM: deep masseterThPM: lateral pterygoid muscle; LPP: lateral pterygoid plate; TM: temporalis muscle; SM: superficial masseter; SA: sphenopalatine artery.
Despite its benignity, it may displace or compress several vital contiguous neurological and vascular structures: cranial nerves II to VI, cavernous sinus, carotid artery, sphenopalatine artery and nerve, pterygoid canal and nerve, dura and pituitary gland [4].
This fact has to be kept in mind while treating intractable posterior epistaxis with embolization of the ipsilateral sphenopalatine and facial arteries and contralateral sphenopalatine artery (Duncan & Dos Santos, 2003).