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n. neumatización, formación de cavidades llenas de aire en un hueso esp. en el hueso temporal.
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Pneumatization of the mastoid process begins between the last month of gestation and birth, with continued growth well into adolescence.
Computed tomography (CT) showed extensive pneumatization of the sphenoid sinus into the pterygoid process (figure 1).
The hypertrophy of the right middle turbinate in this case was not due to a concha bullosa, as evidenced by the middle turbinate's lack of pneumatization.
These anomalies have included pneumatization, agenesis, and.
Pneumatization of the middle ear begins at week 29 and continues to week 34, when the process expands posteriorly to form the mastoid antrum.
However, this practice and technique should not be advocated if the frontocutaneous fistula arises in a patient with an extensive superior and lateral pneumatization of the frontal sinus.
Although a few anatomic studies have tried to quantify pneumatization of the superior turbinate, the prevalence of this finding on radiography is not well addressed in the literature.
Many common anatomic variations in the nasal cavity have been observed, including paradoxical turbinates and pneumatization of the inferior, middle, and superior turbinates.
The etiology of maxillary hypoplasia is unknown, and the process by which abnormal pneumatization occurs is not well understood.
Pneumatization above the SSC and above the internal auditory canal (IAC) was found in 27 (27.
A consideration of the systemic factors that influence frontal sinus pneumatization.
Most certainly an acquired condition, SSS should be distinguished from maxillary sinus hypoplasia, which is characterized by lack of pneumatization laterally into the malar eminence and inferiorly into the maxillary alveolar ridge.