Cranial Foramina

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Cranial Foramina
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  1. This foramen belongs to the Frontal and Ethmoid bones and houses the Emissary vein.
    Foramen Cecum
  2. This foramina houses the Greater palatine nerve, artery and vein.
    Greater palatine foramen
  3. This foramina houses the Lesser palatine nerve, artery and vein.
    Lesser palatine foramen
  4. The incisive canal belongs to this bone and houses this nerve.
    • Maxilla
    • Nasopalatine nerve
  5. This foramen belongs to this bone and houses the supraorbital nerve, artery and vein.
    Supraorbital foramen
  6. This Infraorbital foramen in which bones? Houses a terminal branch of which nerve alone with its artery and vein?
    • Infraorbital nerve (V2)
    • Sphenoid and maxilla
  7. The optic canal passes through which bone and houses which structures?
    • Sphenoid
    • Optic nerve (CNII) and Ophthalmic artery
  8. The superior orbital fissure passes through which bones and houses which structures?
    • Sphenoid
    • Trochlear (IV),Oculomotor (CNIII), Trigeminal (V1-lacrimal, frontal and nasociliary), Abducens (VI)
    • Ophthalmic vein
  9. The inferior orbital fissure passes through which bones and what contents does it carry and where does it finish?
    • Sphenoid, maxilla
    • Trigeminal (V2)
    • Infraorbital vessels
    • Ascending branches of sphenopalatine ganglion
    • end in Infraorbital foramen
  10. Through which foramen and bone does the V2 exit the cranium?
    • Sphenoid
    • Foramen Rotundum
  11. Through which foramen and bone does the V3 exit the cranium, and which other structure accompanies it?
    • Sphenoid
    • Foramen Ovale
    • Lesser petrosal nerve
  12. The foramen spinosum exits which bone and carries which structures?
    • Sphenoid
    • Middle Meningeal artery and vein
  13. Which fissure carries the Chorda tympani and anterior tympanic artery and through which bones?
    • Petrotympanic fissure
    • Temporal
  14. The foramen lacerum carries which structures through which bones?
    • Temporal and Sphenoid
    • Greater and deep petrosal nerves (carotid artery ends and runs over the top)
  15. The internal acoustic meatus carries which structures through which bones?
    • VII and VIII
    • Petrous part of the temporal bones
  16. The facial nerve VII exits the cranium through which bone and foramen?
    • Temporal bone
    • Stylomastoid foramen
  17. What bones and contents pass through the jugular foramen?
    • Temporal and occipital bones
    • Internal jugular vein
    • Glossopharyngeal (IX)
    • Vagus (X)
    • Accessory Spinal nerves (XI)
  18. The foramen magnum belongs to what bone, and what contents pass through it?
    • Occipital
    • Medulla oblongata
    • Spinal cord
    • vertebral arteries
    • Accessory spinal nerve
  19. The inferior alveolar nerve along with its vein and artery all pass through:
    The mandibular foramen
  20. Through the mental foramen pass which contents?
    Mental nerve, artery and vein

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