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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

The relationships between age group and cranial-base anomalies, OC, SSMD, and SSP

Age group P-value

<18 (n=86) 18-29 (n=112) 30-39 (n=76) 40-49 (n=94) 50-59 (n=74) ≥60 (n=58)
FNM
(–) 66 (76.7) 67 (59.8) 52 (68.4) 81 (86.2) 62 (83.8) 42 (72.4) 0.000*
(+) 20 (23.3) 45 (40.2) 24 (31.6) 13 (13.8) 12 (16.2) 16 (27.6)
CBM
(–) 75 (87.2) 86 (76.8) 60 (78.9) 66 (70.2) 54 (73.0) 47 (81.0) 0.111
(+) 11 (12.8) 26 (23.2) 16 (21.1) 28 (29.8) 20 (27.0) 11 (19.0)
SEF
(–) 40 (46.5) 47 (42.0) 41 (53.9) 48 (51.1) 44 (59.5) 43 (74.1) 0.002*
(+) 46 (53.5) 65 (58.0) 35 (46.1) 46 (48.9) 30 (40.5) 15 (25.9)
OC
(–) 73 (84.9) 92 (82.1) 59 (77.6) 77 (81.9) 58 (78.4) 49 (84.5) 0.810
(+) 13 (15.1) 20 (17.9) 17 (22.4) 17 (18.1) 16 (21.6) 9 (15.5)
SSMD
≤1 mm 21 (24.4) 62 (55.4) 30 (39.5) 27 (28.7) 32 (43.2) 31 (53.4) 0.000*
1-3 mm 38 (44.2) 37 (33.0) 29 (38.2) 43 (45.7) 25 (33.8) 20 (34.5)
>3mm 27 (31.4) 13 (11.6) 17 (22.4) 24 (25.5) 17 (23.0) 7 (12.1)
SSP
Conchal 7 (8.1) 5 (4.5) 1 (1.3) 0 (0) 3 (4.1) 0 (0) 0.000*
Pre-sellar 8 (9.3) 6 (5.4) 5 (6.6) 3 (3.2) 4 (5.4) 5 (8.6)
Sellar 56 (65.1) 51 (45.5) 33 (43.4) 50 (53.2) 38 (51.4) 34 (58.6)
Post-sellar 15 (17.4) 50 (44.6) 37 (48.7) 41 (43.6) 29 (39.2) 19 (32.8)

(OC: Onodi cells, SSMD: sphenoid sinus mucosa dimensions, SSP: sphenoid sinus pneumatization, FNM: fossa navicularis magna, CBM: canalis basilaris medianus, SEF: sphenoid emissary foramen)

*P<0.05 by chi-square test.

Values are presented as number (%).

J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 2022;48:207~218
https://doi.org/10.5125/jkaoms.2022.48.4.207
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