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The skull base 

The skull base
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The skull base
Author(s):

Giles Warner

, Andrea S. Burgess

, Suresh Patel

, Pablo Martinez-Devesa

, and Rogan Corbridge

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199230228.003.0200
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date: 20 June 2019

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The skull base is a complex anatomical region that is technically challenging for surgeons. In this chapter we will concentrate on the extracranial anatomy and relations of the skull base. Ideally read this section using a skull alongside to gain a better understanding of the complex anatomy....

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