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Skull base surgery. 1997; 7(2): 85–88.
PMCID: PMC1656589

Importance of Separation of the Nasopharyngeal and Extradural Spaces


The extradural dead space must be separated from the nasopharynx to avoid a potentially lethal complication. This can be accomplished by a variety of methods involving vascularized flaps. However, the flap must be large enough to close the defect and it must be well vascularized. A case is presented to illustrate these important features.

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