Infratemporal Fossa

Anatomy

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Infratemporal Fossa
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Function and Boundaries
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Muscles and Infratemporal Fat Pad
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Lymph Drainage and Nerve Supply
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Arterial and Venous System
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Otic Ganglion and Sphenomandibular Ligament

Lecture´s Description

This sqadia.com medical video lecture thoroughly explains about the infratemporal fossa. All its aspects have been highlighted. These include its function, significance and four boundaries which are present in this anatomical structure. In addition to this, muscles which form a part of this fossa along with infratemporal fat pad has also been elucidated. Various innervations by lymph nodes along with otic ganglion and sphenomandibular ligament has been comprehensively talked about.

Function and Boundaries

Primarily, the definition, location and function has been put forth. Additionally, communications and significance has been highlighted. Moreover, all the boundaries ranging from medial and anterior to lateral boundaries have been thoroughly explained.

Muscles and Infratemporal Fat Pad 

Initially, lateral pterygoid muscle has been elaborated. Subsequently, its action has been explicated. Following this, medial pterygoid muscle in tandem with its superficial head has been comprehensively been elaborated. Moving ahead, its action, infratemporal fat of pad and applied anatomy has been shed light upon.

Lymph Drainage and Nerve Supply

Primarily, the buccal lymph node and lymph drainage has been highlighted. Subsequently, its applied anatomy, mandibular nerve and its branches has been expansively explained. In addition to this, course of nerves, auriculo temporal nerve along with the chorda tympani has been elaborated.

Arterial and Venous System

Maxillary artery and its branches have been highlighted in the beginning. Pterygoid venous plexus and veins contributing for plexus have been brought under consideration. Moreover, communication of venous plexus and applied anatomy has been elaborated. Conclusively, a medical condition termed as cavernous sinus thrombosis has been delineated.

Otic Ganglion and Sphenomandibular Ligament

Otic ganglion and sphenomandibular ligament are highlighted initially. This is followed by a discussion on the communication of infratemporal fossa alongside applied anatomy. Furthermore, tumors, areas of involvement and certain clinical signs have been mentioned, in-detail.

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