styloid process


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Noun1.Styloid process - extends from the base of the temporal bonestyloid process - extends from the base of the temporal bone
os temporale, temporal bone - a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
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The symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the elongated styloid process.
It is divided into anterior and posterior compartments by the styloid process, the latter of which contains the carotid artery and internal jugular vein.
To observe the level of branching, the forearm was divided into three parts by considering two bony landmarks--lateral epicondyle of the humerus and the radial styloid process.
Fifteen passive reflective markers were attached to the participant's head and on the left and right sides of the body at the following anthropometric landmarks: most anterior point of shoe (toe), front of ankle at height of lateral malleolus (ankle), lateral tibial plateau (knee), greater trochanter (hip), acromion process (shoulder), lateral humeral epicondyle (elbow), and lateral to the ulnar styloid process (wrist).
Occurrence of de Quervain's Disease in Postpartum Women De Quervain's disease (syndrome, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, tendovaginitis) is stenosing tenosynovitis of the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons at the radial styloid process.
3,4,5] The styloid process is a slender outgrowth at the base of the skull in the temporal bone, immediately posterior-medial to the mastoid apex arising from the inferior surface of the temporal bone at the junction of its petrous and tympanic portions.
Prior to taking the photograph, the tip of the acromion, the lateral epicondyle of the humorous, and the styloid process of the ulna were highlighted with a black marker for easy identification in the photograph.
1) It is characterized by an elongated styloid process, a calcified stylohyoid ligament, or a combination of the two.
Whilst there I saw a man in his late forties with Type 2 diabetes who presented with a neuropathic ulcer on his styloid process due to the equino varus position of his foot.
Although it is seen more rarely, temporal bone osteomas can originate from other regions such as squamous and mastoidal parts, internal and external auricular canals,glenoid foss, middle ear, eustachian tube, petrous apex and styloid process.
Palpations were carried out on the anterior, middle and posterior fibers of the temporalis, the coronoid process, the TMJ lateral and posterior aspects, the deep and superficial masseter (anterior part, body, gonial part), the styloid process, the anterior belly of the digastric muscle and the medial and lateral pterygoid muscles.
Vibration Stimulation Site Dermatome Clavicle C3 Acromion C4 Lateral Epicondyle C5 Styloid Process Radius C6 Thumb (proximal phalanx) C6 Middle Finger (proximal phalanx) C7 Little Finger (proximal phalanx) C8 Styloid Process Ulna C8 Medial Epicondyle T1 Rib 2 T2 Rib 3 T3 Rib 4 T4 Rib 5 T5 Rib 6 T6 Rib 7 T7 Rib 8 T8 Anterior Superior Iliac Spine T12 Patella L3 Medial Malleolus L4 Lateral Malleolus L5 Hallux (proximal phalanx) L5 Little Toe (proximal phalanx) S1 C = cervical, L = lumbar, S = sacral, T = thoracic.