"Sphenoid Bone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An irregular unpaired bone situated at the SKULL BASE and wedged between the frontal, temporal, and occipital bones (FRONTAL BONE; TEMPORAL BONE; OCCIPITAL BONE). Sphenoid bone consists of a median body and three pairs of processes resembling a bat with spread wings. The body is hollowed out in its inferior to form two large cavities (SPHENOID SINUS).
- Sphenoid Bone
- Bone, Sphenoid
- Bones, Sphenoid
- Sphenoid Bones
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sphenoid Bone" by people in Profiles.
Krishna V, Blaker B, Kosnik L, Patel S, Vandergrift W. Trans-lamina terminalis approach to third ventricle using supraorbital craniotomy: technique description and literature review for outcome comparison with anterior, lateral and trans-sphenoidal corridors. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2011 Oct; 54(5-6):236-42.
Soler ZM, Sindwani R, Metson R. Endoscopic sphenoid nasalization for the treatment of advanced sphenoid disease. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Sep; 143(3):456-8.
Gnjidic Z, Sajko T, Malenica M, Kudelic N, Talan-Hranilovic J, Rumboldt Z. Oblique transsphenoethmoidal approach to the cavernous sinus. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2008 Oct; 48(10):433-8; discussion 438-9.
Rumboldt Z, Castillo M, Smith JK. The palatovaginal canal: can it be identified on routine CT and MR imaging? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 Jul; 179(1):267-72.