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1

What forms the superior boundary of the infratemporal region?

greater wing of the sphenoid bone

2

What forms the inferior boundary of the infratemporal region?

insertion of medial pterygoid muscle

3

What forms the anterior boundary of the infratemporal region?

infratemporal surface of maxilla

4

What forms the posterior boundary of the infratemporal region?

front of the condylar process of mandible

5

What forms the medial boundary of the infratemporal region?

lateral pterygoid plate of the sphenoid

6

What forms the lateral boundary of the infratemporal region?

ramus of mandible

7

What are the contents of the infratemporal region?

- medial and lateral pterygoid muscles
- internal maxillary artery and branches
- pterygoid venous plexus
- internal maxillary vein
- branches of the trigeminal and facial nerves
- otic ganglion

8

What divisions of the internal maxillary artery are located in the infratemporal region?

mandibular and pterygoid divisions

9

What are the primary branches of the mandibular division of the internal maxillary artery?

- middle meningeal a.
- anterior and posterior deep temporal a.
- inferior alveolar a.

10

What will the pterygoid division of the internal maxillary artery supply?

- medial pterygoid
- lateral pterygoid
- masseter
- buccinator

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