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Laboratory 28. Cranial Fossae
Step 14. Diaphragma Sellae

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Identify the diaphragma sellae, the circular dural fold which covers the hypophyseal fossa [probe indicates stalk of pituitary gland]. Cut this fold of dura and identify the pituitary gland.

Links and References:
Grant's: 7.23, 7.24
Netter: 98
Rohen/Yokochi: 95