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The maxillary strut is the bone that separates the foramen rotundum and superior orbital fissure. Tumors involving the lateral wall of the sphenoid sinus, posterior ethmoid, or posterior maxillary sinus may invade this region.

Useful landmark during an endoscopic endonasal approach to lesions in this region.

maxillary_strut.txt · Last modified: 2014/09/03 21:18 (external edit)