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Monostotic Fibrous Dysplasia of sphenoid bone, Isolated Fibrous Dysplasia of sphenoid bone is a rare entity.
Tumors invaded the greater wing of sphenoid bone in one case, anterior clinoidal process in ten cases, olfactory groove or sphenoidal platinum in eight cases, cavernous sinus in three cases, and the third ventricle in three cases.
The area of the anterior clinoid process is most conveniently approached by beginning the resection of the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone laterally.
The age of initial and completed fusion for the 12 main sutures in the occipital and sphenoid bones, were determined.
The optic strut is a bony formation located between upper side of the body and the lesser wing of sphenoid bone.
The specific point of origin of the angiofibroma is the posterolateral wall of the roof of the nose, where the sphenoid bone meets the horizontal ala of the vomer and the root of the pterygoid process of the sphenoid.
Miniaturized surgical instruments are inserted via a nostril, passing through the butterfly-shaped sphenoid bone at the base of the skull to reach the tumor.
Aneurysmal bone cyst of sphenoid bone and clivus misdiagnosed as chordoma: a case report.
In 1904, Erdheim postulated that craniopharyngiomas developed from squamous remnants of the obliterated craniopharyngeal duct, suggesting that these tumors may arise at any point along the tract of migration of Rathke's pouch from the vomer, the roof of the nasopharynx, or through the midline sphenoid bone beneath the floor of the sella turcica.
Giant-cell tumors of the sphenoid bone in four children: Radiological, clinical, and pathological findings.
The primary component of the sella turcica is the sphenoid bone with a component from the basiocciput.