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Joints and Ligaments

Stylohyoid Ligament

Styloid process radiologically seems as a long, tapering, thin radiopaque prominence, which is thicker at its base and protrudes down as well as forward. Lengthwise, it differs generally from approximately 0.5-2.5 cm. From the styloid process the stylohyoid ligament spreads out towards the lesser horn of the

Lambdoid Suture

The lambdoid suture is a tissue joint that is made up of connective tissue begins at lambda and merges with the sagittal suture. Insertion Lambdoid divides the squamous part of the occipital bone and the parietal bone on the way to its oblique path. It is specifically

Ligamentum Nuchae

Ligamentum Nuchae a.k.a. Nuchal Ligament creates the median fibrous septum in the middle of the muscles of the two parts of posterior neck. It is a triangular sheet of fibroelastic tissue. Structure From the external occipital protuberance till the foramen magnum, the base of the ligamentum nuchae

Sagittal Suture

The sagittal suture is a fibrous connective tissue joint in the middle of the two parietal bones of the skull. The sagittal suture is also called Interparietal suture or Sutura interparietalis. The sagittal suture is located medially in the middle of the two parietal bones. This is

Sphenomandibular Ligament

The sphenomandibular ligament is an extracapsular ligament which belongs to the temporomandibular joint. Structure Sphenomandibular ligament is remnant of the unossified middle portion of the sheath belonging to the Meckel’s cartilage of the first pharyngeal arch. It gets highlighted and rigid whenever the mandible is protruded. Sphenomandibular

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