Flashcards in Infratemporal Fossa Deck (8)
What are the medial wall of the infratemporal fossa?
infratemporal surface of the maxilla,
What is the lateral border of the infratemporal fossa?
ramus of the mandible,
What fossa does the infratemporal fossa communicate?
floor of the mouth
floor of the orbit
How does the infratemporal fossa communicate with the cranial cavity?
via two foramina in the greater wing of the sphenoid bone:
the foramen ovale
How does the infratemporal fossa communicate with the pterygopalatine fossa?
via the pterygomaxillary fissure,
How does the infratemporal fossa communicate with the floor of the mouth and floor of the orbit?
the inferior orbital fissure.
What is the anterior wall?
infratemporal crest and lateral plate of the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone,