"Pterygopalatine Fossa" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A small space in the skull between the MAXILLA and the SPHENOID BONE, medial to the pterygomaxillary fissure, and connecting to the NASAL CAVITY via the sphenopalatine foramen.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pterygopalatine Fossa" by people in Profiles.
Powell MS, Berman EL. Cavernous Venous Malformation of the Inferior Orbital Fissure and Pterygopalatine Fossa: A Case Report?. J Neuroophthalmol. 2022 03 01; 42(1):e387-e388.
Bleier BS, Schlosser RJ. Endoscopic anatomy of the postganglionic pterygopalatine innervation of the posterolateral nasal mucosa. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2011 Mar-Apr; 1(2):113-7.