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a.1.(Anat.) Below the temple; below the temporal bone.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This paper describes a case of limited mouth opening, secondary to facial trauma by cutting-incised object (glass), whose fragments had not been diagnosed in the immediate posttrauma care, remaining in the region of the infratemporal fossa.
Rarely, lipomas originate from the anterior neck and infratemporal space.
Deviations on the inserting angle may lead to severe damage including lateral orbit wall penetration that might hurt the eye ball or perforating zygoma bone into infratemporal fossa.
Abscess of the infratemporal fossa is a rare complication which can be difficult to diagnose.
Bodener et al14 reported a case of a teenage girl with a larger peripheral Osteoma of mandible occupying the infratemporal fossa, causing trismus and shift of the mandible on mouth opening.
Preauricular infratemporal fossa approach for advanced malignant parotid tumors.
Surgical management of large juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma invading the infratemporal fossa with intracranial extradural parasellar involvement in an 8-year-old boy.
(1) Several authors have described extraorbital extension of pseudotumor with involvement of paranasal sinuses, anterior and middle cranial fossa and infratemporal region.
It extended inferiorly to the right infratemporal fossa, posteriorly to the petrous bone close to the right carotid canal, inferomedially to the right parapharyngeal space, medially to the right lateral nasal wall, anterosuperiorly to the right orbit through the inferior orbital fissure, superoanteriorly compressing the right optic canal and superoposteriorly to the sphenoid bone.
Following extraction, the socket never healed completely and there was spread of infection to the left temporal and infratemporal region.
The knowledge of the neurovascular relationships of the infratemporal region is of great interest for any surgical procedure in the area.
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