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a flow of activities; a sequence of tasks.
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The condylar processes are simple, and the mandibular notch is shallow.
The transducer is placed distal and parallel to the zygomatic arch to bridge the coronoid and condylar processes. The lateral pterygoid muscle can be seen originating from the condylar process and attaching to the lateral pterygoid plate.
Caption: Figure 4: (a) Panoramic dental scan depicting enlarged inferior alveolar canal (arrow) with residual tumor mass (asterisk) and hypoplastic condylar process (chevron), (b) axial CT in bone window showingthe residual mass in alveolar margins of maxilla and mandible (arrow) and concavity of mandibular ramus (chevron), (c) axial CT scan showing apparent foramen (arrow) due to lytic erosion of mandibular cortex, (d) 3D CT scan image showing hypoplastic condylar process (chevron), apparent foramen (arrow), and tumor in maxillary alveolus (asterisk), (e) coronal CT image showing rudimentary styloid process of right side (arrow), and (f) axial CT image of sutural diastasis (chevron) and persistent metopic suture (arrow).
Moreover, the ranges of movements of the condylar process heads also show asymmetric motion.
Length of angular process of mandible--short, subequal to condylar process (1); long, much longer than condylar process (2).
The condyle may be morphologically normal, or elongation of the condylar process may be noted.
In the meantime, a piece of bone called the condylar process grew posteriorly to help brace the connection between the dentary and postdentary bones.
The human TMJ is composed of the condylar process of the mandible, the mandibular fossa and the articular tubercle of the squamous part of the temporal bone (Vasconcellos et al).
The coronoid and condylar process is rarely involved by the lesion [8].