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a flow of activities; a sequence of tasks.
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The examiner stands behind the patient and exerts upward pressure with the fingertip into the depression between the cartilage of the pinna and the mastoid process (Fig.
With respect to the neck circumference and the distance between suprasternal notch and right mastoid process in the neck, the statistical significance was not made out (t=0.
Although cervical SPs only rarely overlap, as in Baastrup's disease (16,17), there is some evidence that the mastoid process occasionally overlaps the C1 as seen on an anterior-to-posterior open mouth (APOM) radiograph (18).
All the CH and SH fused with each other near their attachment to the mastoid process and the superior nuchal line.
Regarding the width of the skull at the mastoid process, the narrowness of the skull, the height of the occiput, the width of the occipital condyles and the large auditory bulla the specimen PUPC 71/57 fits pretty well with the previously described specimen of P.
Styloid process is part of the temporal bone lying anteromedial to the mastoid process, measuring about 2-3 cm.
Inflammatory collections form inferior to the mastoid process and may course along the plane of the sternocleidomastoid muscle to the lower neck.
The right mastoid process demonstrated osteoclastic activity in the bone and the petrous portion exhibited signs of bone remodeling.
Having aseptically prepared the neck and covered the probe with the sterile Site ~ Rite [R] II cover, the ultrasound probe is placed along a line joining the mastoid process and Chassaignac's tubercle.
Skin of the forehead and of mastoid process were cleaned with acetone soaked swab.
Dedicated computed tomography of the temporal bones showed opacification within the mastoid process with destruction of bony mastoid septations consistent with coalescent mastoiditis.