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The morphological variations of the lateral pterygoid muscle: A systematic review

Stöckle, Matthias, Fanghänel, Jochen, Knüttel, Helge , Alamanos, Christos and Behr, Michael (2018) The morphological variations of the lateral pterygoid muscle: A systematic review. Annals of Anatomy - Anatomischer Anzeiger 222, pp. 79-82.

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Background: The lateral pterygoid muscle (LPM) has been described in many anatomical and functional studies. The morphology of the LPM is still under debate because of its deep location in the infratemporal fossa and the difficulties to approach this area with different anatomical methods. Although it has been generally accepted that this muscle is mainly composed of two separate parts, other ...


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Item type:Article
Date:28 October 2018
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Kieferorthopädie
Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Zahnärztliche Prothetik
Central Institutions > University Library
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Keywords:Lateral pterygoid muscle; Number of heads; Origin/Insertion; Sytematic literature review
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:38176

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