zygomatic bone

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zygomatic bone

[¦zī·gə¦mad·ik ′bōn]
(anatomy)
A bone of the side of the face below the eye; forms part of the zygomatic arch and part of the orbit in mammals. Also known as malar bone.
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In our study we demonstrated that an imaginary line from the inion to root of zygoma (I-Z line) can be used to mark the transverse sinus.
The anterior margin of the cingular arch under the zygoma is broadly emarginate in the midline in Serpusia, whereas that of Aresceutica is straight.
(B) Postoperative coronal CT with dehiscent middle cranial fossa (MCF) floor and zygoma (Z).
A total of 325 of the zygoma fractures were zygoma complex fractures (79.6%), and 83 were isolated zygoma arch fractures (20.4%).
The third patient previously underwent excision due to squamous cell carcinoma in the left zygoma and in the lower lip.
Anterolaterally, the mass was causing destruction of the anterior root of the zygoma with extension into the premaxillary soft tissues.
The implant is usually inserted from the crest of the alveolar process, along the lateral wall of maxillary sinus or through the cavity of maxillary sinus, and ends inside the zygoma bone [8].
Unusual presentation of monostatic fibrous dysplasia in zygoma. J Craniofac Surg 2013;24(6):e592-594.
A thrust maneuver was then applied to the C5-C6 segment with the supportive hand resting on the zygoma of the participant.
Contrasted maxillofacial axial computed tomography demonstrated a 1 cm x 5.5 cm x 3.7 cm well circumscribed cystic mass with a fat-fluid level within the subcutaneous tissues of the lateral margin of the right orbit overlying the right zygoma and extending into the superolateral orbit (Figure A).
Hypo-or hyperplasia of the maxilla, mandible, zygoma, and TM J has all been reported [1-4].
Mao, "Life-threatening oral haemorrhage of a pseudoaneurysm after raising of a fractured zygoma," British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.