Petrosquamous sinus

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Petrosquamous sinus
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Identifiers
LatinSinus petrosquamosus
TAA12.3.05.107
FMA50777
Anatomical terminology

The petrosquamous sinus, is a fetal vein that generally disappears by birth[1] and, when present, runs backward along the junction of the squama and petrous portion of the temporal, and opens into the transverse sinus.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 658 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)