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Fig. 7 | Progress in Orthodontics

Fig. 7

From: Changes in the midpalatal and pterygopalatine sutures induced by micro-implant-supported skeletal expander, analyzed with a novel 3D method based on CBCT imaging

Fig. 7

Measurements on axial palatal section on post-expansion CBCT. Blue line, maxillary sagittal plane. a Patient with a complete disengagement of the pyramidal process from the pterygoid plates. b Patient with a partial disengagement of the pyramidal process from the pterygoid plates in the left pterygopalatine suture; the opening is present between the pyramidal process and the medial pterygoid plate

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