Torus ethmoidalis

Torus ethmoidalis, also known as torus lateralis, is the term given when there is no air cell in the ethmoid bulla (failure of pneumatization). It is encountered in 8% of subjects.

Anatomy: Head and neck
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rID: 59404
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Torus lateralis

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