intracranial cavity

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Noun1.intracranial cavity - the cavity enclosed by the cranium
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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the nasopharynx or the middle ear and mastoid air cell system) into an intracranial cavity through a fistulous connection.
Problems associated with this inaccuracy can be avoided by carefully reviewing preoperative computed tomography, which can help keep the surgeon from entering the intracranial cavity while fixing the medial canthal tendon during transnasal canthal repair
Either radiologic technique may demonstrate tumor involvement of the nasopharynx, intracranial cavity, paranasal sinuses, orbits, infratemporal fossa, and pterygopalatine fossa.
In our patient, however, the tumor appeared to have originated in the ethmoid sinus and then spread to the intracranial cavity.
The subsequent expansion of the tumor within the internal auditory canal may have led to the thinning of the bone that separated the air cells from the intracranial cavity and led to the opening of the air cells.
An infection in the sinus cavity can easily spread to the orbit or to the orbital or intracranial cavity because the anatomy is so closely interrelated.

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