Category Archives: Anatomy of head and neck

PTERYGOPALATINE FOSSA : Anatomy , Arterial supply , Venous Drainage , Nerve Supply , Radiology

PTERYGOPALATINE FOSSA   1)Overview and Topographic Anatomy GENERAL INFORMATION        Pyramid-shaped fossa  on  the  lateral  aspect of the  skull between the  maxilla’s infratemporal surface  and  the  pterygoid process of… Read more »

TemporoMandibular Joint (TMJ)

    Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)   1)Overview and Topographic Anatomy GENERAL INFORMATION The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the articulation between the squamous portion of the temporal bone and the condyle… Read more »

muscles of mastication

    MUSCLES OF MASTICATION   1)Overview and Topographic Anatomy GENERAL INFORMATION Mastication is the process of chewing food in preparation for deglutition (swallowing) and digestion All muscles of mastication… Read more »