"Cranial Fossa, Posterior" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The infratentorial compartment that contains the CEREBELLUM and BRAIN STEM. It is formed by the posterior third of the superior surface of the body of the sphenoid (SPHENOID BONE), by the occipital, the petrous, and mastoid portions of the TEMPORAL BONE, and the posterior inferior angle of the PARIETAL BONE.
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- Cranial Fossa, Posterior
- Cranial Fossas, Posterior
- Fossa, Posterior Cranial
- Fossas, Posterior Cranial
- Posterior Cranial Fossa
- Posterior Cranial Fossas
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cranial Fossa, Posterior" by people in Profiles.
Refining the Neuroimaging Definition of the Dandy-Walker Phenotype. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2022 10; 43(10):1488-1493.
Clivus length distinguishes between asymptomatic healthy controls and symptomatic adult women with Chiari malformation type I. Neuroradiology. 2020 Nov; 62(11):1389-1400.
Three-Dimensional CT Morphometric Image Analysis of the Clivus and Sphenoid Sinus in Chiari Malformation Type I. Ann Biomed Eng. 2019 Nov; 47(11):2284-2295.
Quantification of changes in brain morphology following posterior fossa decompression surgery in women treated for Chiari malformation type 1. Neuroradiology. 2019 Sep; 61(9):1011-1022.
Combined petrosal approach. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Oct; 26(5):293-301.
Thirty-day outcomes for posterior fossa decompression in children with Chiari type 1 malformation from the US NSQIP-Pediatric database. Childs Nerv Syst. 2016 Nov; 32(11):2165-2171.
Macroglossia associated with brainstem injury. Neurocrit Care. 2014 Feb; 20(1):106-10.
Posterior fossa surgery in octogenarians: special considerations. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Oct; 115(10):2200-3.
Analysis of differences in the cranial base and facial skeleton of patients with lambdoid synostosis and deformational plagiocephaly. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jan; 127(1):303-312.
Endoscopic repair of a rare basioccipital meningocele associated with recurrent meningitis. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Aug; 6(2):188-92.