Masticator Space: Imaging Anatomy for Diagnosis

Daniel E. Meltzer, Deborah R. Shatzkes

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Masticator space anatomy and pathologic conditions are illustrated examples from computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Characteristic imaging features of various disease processes are presented to aid the otolaryngologist (head and neck surgeon) in diagnosis. The article describes infection, primary neoplasm, metastatic disease, Osteonecrosis, and vascular anomalies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1233-1251
Number of pages19
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Anatomy
  • Head and neck
  • Masticator space
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Odontogenic
  • Oral cavity
  • Schwannoma


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