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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Wednesday, February 20 2019.

You've got a lot of holes in your head. Which one of them does CN V-2 pass through?

 
        A) Foramen rotundum
 
        B) Jugular foramen, pars nervosa
 
        C) Foramen cecum
 
        D) Cochlear aqueduct
 
        E) Palatovaginal canal
 

 


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A) foramen rotundum

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Maxillary nerve (CN V-2) passes through the foramen rotundum.

  (See References)

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B) jugular foramen, pars nervosa

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CN IX passes through the jugular foramen, pars nervosa, but CN V-2 does not.  (See References)

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C) foramen cecum

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Maxillary nerve (CN V-2) passes through the foramen rotundum. It does not pass through the foramen cecum.  (See References)

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D) cochlear aqueduct

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Maxillary nerve (CN V-2) passes through the foramen rotundum. It does not pass through the cochlear aqueduct.  (See References)

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E) palatovaginal canal

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Maxillary nerve (CN V-2) passes through the foramen rotundum. It does not pass through the palatovaginal canal.  (See References)

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References:

1. David L. Felten, Ralph F., Md. Jozefowicz, Frank H., Md. Netter, . Netter's Atlas of Human Neuroscience. ICON Learning Systems (ISBN:1929007167)Advertising:
2. Robert I. Grossman, David M. Yousem. Neuroradiology: the requisites. Philadelphia, Pa. : Mosby, c2003. (ISBN:9780323005081)Advertising:
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anatomy
Skull Foramina 01
Question ID: 02090801
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 02/09/2008
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