The FrontalCortex question bank is free for everyone, everywhere.

Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Saturday, October 20 2018.

Which of the following structures does hypoglossal nerve pass through?

 
        A) Foramen of Vesalius
 
        B) Mandibular foramen
 
        C) Mastoid foramen
 
        D) Hypoglossal canal
 
        E) Cochlear aqueduct
 

 


Back to the question = Go back to the top of the page.
See another question like this one = Reload a different version of this question ().
Click here for a random question = Load a random question from the database.
Clone this question = Use this question as a template to create a totally NEW question.
Rate this question = Enter detailed rating for this question!
Average user rating for this question = 5 = How users like you have rated this question.
This question was created on February 09, 2008 by jdmiles.
This question was last modified on October 20, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS AND EXPLANATIONS




A) foramen of Vesalius

This answer is incorrect.


Hypoglossal nerve (CN XII) passes through the hypoglossal canal. It does not pass through the foramen of Vesalius.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 5
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




B) mandibular foramen

This answer is incorrect.


Hypoglossal nerve (CN XII) passes through the hypoglossal canal. It does not pass through the mandibular foramen.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 5
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




C) mastoid foramen

This answer is incorrect.


Hypoglossal nerve (CN XII) passes through the hypoglossal canal. It does not pass through the mastoid foramen.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 5
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




D) hypoglossal canal

This answer is correct.


Hypoglossal nerve (CN XII) passes through the hypoglossal canal.

  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 5
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




E) cochlear aqueduct

This answer is incorrect.


Hypoglossal nerve (CN XII) passes through the hypoglossal canal. It does not pass through the cochlear aqueduct.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 5
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

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:
Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 5
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

FrontalCortex.com -- Neurology Review Questions -- Neurology Boards -- Board Review -- Residency Inservice Training Exam -- RITE Exam Review
anatomy
Skull Foramina 01
Question ID: 02090801
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 02/09/2008
Modified: 10/20/2018
Estimated Permutations: 37758000

User Comments About This Question:

0 user entries
Please log in if you'd like to add a comment.