Prevalence of Pneumatized Articular Eminence of the Temporal Bone and Its Importance in Maxillofacial Surgery


Akyol U. K. , Orug B. O.

MEANDROS MEDICAL AND DENTAL JOURNAL, cilt.19, ss.45-48, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/meandros.18209
  • Dergi Adı: MEANDROS MEDICAL AND DENTAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.45-48

Özet

Objective: Pneumatization is the presence of air filled cavities in a bone. They are seen in the root of the zygomatic arch of the temporal bone and in the articular eminence. The aim of this research was to determine the prevalence and type of pneumatized articular eminence of the temporal bone (PAT) among the patients of the dental clinic and to explain its importance in maxillofacial surgery.