Pterygopalatine Fossa

Learning Objectives

  • Location and boundaries of Pterygopalatine fossa.
  • Communications of pterygopalatine fossa.
  • Contents of pterygopalatine fossa.
  • Maxillary nerve- course, branches and structures supplied.
  • Pterygopalatine ganglion – location, roots, branches and distribution and applied anatomy.

Boundaries of Pterygopalatine fossa

boundaries of pterygopalatine fossa


Openings in Pterygopalatine Fand Structures Passing Through Them

communications of pterygopalatine fossa


Contents of Pterygopalatine Fossa

contents of pterygopalatine fossa


Maxillary Nerve

Maxillary nerve


Pterygopalatine Fossa

pterygopalatine fossa

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