S9 Infratemporal Fossa - List of Structures

Osteology

    • Sphenoid bone
      • Greater wing
        • Infratemporal surface
      • Pterygoid process
        • Lateral plate
      • Pterygomaxillary fissure
      • Foramen ovale
      • Foramen spinosum
    • Mandible
      • Ramus
        • Neck
      • Mandibular foramen
    • Temporal bone
      • Petrotympanic fissure

Neurovasculature

    • Mandibular n. (V3)
      • Branches of the trunk
        • Meningeal br.
        • Nerve to medial pterygoid
        • Nerve to tensor veli palatini
        • Nerve to tensor tympani
      • Anterior division
        • Masseteric n.
        • Deep temporal nn.
        • Buccal n.
          • Nerve to lateral pterygoid
      • Posterior division
        • Auriculotemporal n.
        • Lingual n.
        • Inferior alveolar n.
          • Nerve to mylohyoid
          • Mental n.
    • Regional autonomics
      • Otic ganglion
      • Chorda tympani (from facial n.)
      • Submandibular ganglion

    • Maxillary artery
      • First (mandibular) part
        • Deep auricular a.
        • Anterior tympanic a.
        • Middle meningeal a.
        • Inferior alveolar a.
      • Second (pterygoid) part
        • Masseteric a.
        • Posterior deep temporal a.
          • Pterygoid brs.
        • Anterior deep temporal a.
        • Buccal a.
    • Maxillary vein (and pterygoid plexus)