Greater palatine foramen: assessment with palatal index, shape, number and gender

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Ortug A., Uzel M.

FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA, cilt.78, sa.2, ss.371-377, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 78 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5603/fm.a2018.0088
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.371-377


Background: Accurate knowledge of location and relation with different parameters of the greater palatine foramen (GPF) is a crucial necessity in performing a variety of anaesthesiological, dental and surgical procedures. The main aim of this study was to identify the GPF's locations, numbers and shapes via associating with gender and palatal indices and compare with literature results.