temporalis muscle


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Noun1.temporalis muscle - muscle extending from the temporal fossa to the coronoid process of the mandibletemporalis muscle - muscle extending from the temporal fossa to the coronoid process of the mandible; acts to raise the mandible and close the jaws
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
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Next, pulse clench for a count of 10, focusing on the back teeth and feeling your temporalis muscle flexing with each clench.
Demirci et al performed reconstructions in 60 patients younger than 18 years who had undergone tympanoplasty with either fascia of the temporalis muscle (n = 35) or cartilage (n = 25).
Physical disfigurement that is a source of patient distress and cosmetic damage and is usually attribute to either temporalis muscle asymmetry, bone flap depression or a combination of both.
Dissection of superficial temporalis muscle (Figure 5) was done and it was atraumatically auto rotated towards the joint space and placed between the osteotomised segments in a fashion fascia directing towards glenoid fossa and muscle directing towards the shaped condyle.
Subcutaneous and areolar tissues were then carefully dissected to identify the temporalis muscle fascia, after which a piece of temporalis fascia was harvested and compressed for reconstruction.
A 38 years old female patient was referred to our clinic with complaints of severe pain, restricted mouth opening (Figure 1), swelling in the temporalis muscle region, fever, and malaise following the extraction of the upper right third molar tooth.
It is apparent that temporal craniotomy was associated with higher incidence of failed blocks due to more pain when temporalis muscle is split
In this study, we tried the following methods to decrease the CSF leakage and infection rate: first, the hard dura was sutured in a water-tight manner; second, the mucosa of the frontal sinus had to be completely removed and the smashed temporalis muscle was used to fill the sinus cavity; finally, a galea aponeurotica-pericranium flap with an intact blood supply was used to seal the opening of the sinus cavity.
During exposure, a firm and encapsulated tumor invasive through the temporal bone was encountered below the temporalis muscle (Figure 2(a)), which was debulked extracranially throughout infratemporal fossa and dissected off the periorbita, isolating the intracranial components (Figure 2(b)).
sup][16] Autogenous tissues are acquired from the ear cartilage, temporalis muscle, dermis, and fat while alloplastic materials include Proplast-Teflon and Silastic.
8,11) The temporalis muscle can be transposed locally to reanimate the upper and lower eyelids.
The temporalis muscle was raised in pedicled fashion, rotated and fixed to fill the right orbit and frontal sinus.