EURORAD ESR

Case 289

Anatomy of the nasopharynx

Author(s)
R Sigal, JP Francke
 
Patient
male, 35 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Anatomy Specimen and Drawing
     

    1: Lateral pharyngeal recess; 2: Opening of the Eustachian tube; 3: Longus capiti muscle; 4: Levator levi palatini muscle; 5 and 14: Lateral pterygoid muscle; 6: Maxillary sinus; 7: Choana; 8: Internal carotid...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Anatomy Specimen and Drawing;

    1: Lateral pharyngeal recess; 2: Opening of the Eustachian tube; 3: torus tubarius; 4: Choana; 5: soft palate; 6: Odontoid process; 7: atlas

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Anatomy Specimen and Drawing;

    1: Parapharyngeal space; 2: Masticator space; 3: Carotid space; 4: Parotid space

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Anatomy Specimen and Drawing;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Imaging studies
     

    Gd injection T1 weighted axial view

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Imaging studies;

    Post contrast CT axial view

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Imaging studies;
     
     
1: Lateral pharyngeal recess; 2: Opening of the Eustachian tube; 3: Longus capiti muscle; 4: Levator levi palatini muscle; 5 and 14: Lateral pterygoid muscle; 6: Maxillary sinus; 7: Choana; 8: Internal carotid artery; 9: Internal jugular vein; 10: Odontoid process; 11: Parapharyngeal space; 12: Medial pterygoid muscle; 13: Lateral mass of C1; 15: Tensor levi palatini muscle; 16: Pterygoid process
 
1: Lateral pharyngeal recess; 2: Opening of the Eustachian tube; 3: torus tubarius; 4: Choana; 5: soft palate; 6: Odontoid process; 7: atlas
 
1: Parapharyngeal space; 2: Masticator space; 3: Carotid space; 4: Parotid space
 
Gd injection T1 weighted axial view
 
Post contrast CT axial view
 
 
 
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