"Cranial Fossa, Middle" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The compartment containing the anterior extremities and half the inferior surface of the temporal lobes (TEMPORAL LOBE) of the cerebral hemispheres. Lying posterior and inferior to the anterior cranial fossa (CRANIAL FOSSA, ANTERIOR), it is formed by part of the TEMPORAL BONE and SPHENOID BONE. It is separated from the posterior cranial fossa (CRANIAL FOSSA, POSTERIOR) by crests formed by the superior borders of the petrous parts of the temporal bones.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cranial Fossa, Middle" by people in Profiles.
Combined petrosal approach. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Oct; 26(5):293-301.
Middle Cranial Fossa Dehiscence as an Incidental Finding on CT. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016 Sep; 125(9):729-33.
In response to Spontaneous middle cranial fossa cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea in adults. Laryngoscope. 2016 10; 126(10):E344.
Spontaneous middle cranial fossa cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea in adults. Laryngoscope. 2016 Feb; 126(2):464-8.
Bilateral middle cranial fossa encephaloceles presenting as conductive hearing loss. Ear Nose Throat J. 2013 Dec; 92(12):E14-6.
Postoperative imaging of vestibular schwannomas. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Sep; 33(3):E18.
A microanatomical map of the structures hidden in the middle fossa based on the facial nerve hiatus: measurements and their variability. Clin Anat. 2013 May; 26(4):436-43.
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.
Extended osteoplastic maxillotomy for total excision of giant multicompartmental juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma. Indian J Dent Res. 2008 Oct-Dec; 19(4):366-9.