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Foramina contents - Superior View (p.1) & Inferior View (p.2)

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Section 1

Question Answer
foramen cecumEmissary vein to superior sagittal sinus
foramina of cribiform plateolfactory nerves
optic canaloptic nerve CNI and opthalmic artery
superior orbital fissureoculomotor nerve CNIII, trochlear nerve CNIV, opthalmic nerve CNV1(lacrimal, frontal, nasocillary branches), Abducent nerve CNV1, and superior opthalmic vein
foramen rotundummaxillary nerve CNV2
foramen ovalemandibular nerve CN V3, accessory meningeal artery, lesser petrosal nerve
foramen spinosummiddle meningeal artery and vein, meningeal branch of mandibular nerve CNV3
foramen lacerumgreater petrosal nerve
carotid canalinternal carotid artery, internal carotid nerve plexus
hiatus for lesser petrosal nervelesser petrosal nerve
hiatus for greater petrosal nervegreater petrosal nerve
internal acoustic meatusfacial nerve CN VII, vestibulocochlear nerve CNVIII, labrynthine artery
mastoid foramenemissary vein
jugular forameninferior petrosal sinus, glossopharyngeal nerve CNIX, vagus nerve CNX, accessory nerve CNXI, sigmoid sinus, and posterior meningeal artery
hypoglossal canalhypoglossal nerve CNXII
foramen magnummedulla oblingata, meninges, vertebral arteries, meningeal branches of vertebral arteries, spinal roots of accessory nerves
memorize

Section 2

Question Answer
incisive fossanasopalantine nerve and sphenopalantine vessels
greater palantine foramengreater palantine nerve and vessels
lesser palantine foramenlesser palantine nerve and vessels
foramen ovalemandibular nerve CN V3, accessory meningeal artery, lesser petrosal nerve
foramen spinosummiddle meningeal artery and vein, meningeal branch of mandibular nerve CNV3
carotid canalinternal carotid artery, internal carotid nerve plexus
petrotympanic fissurechorda tympani of facial nerve CNVII
tympanic canaliculustympanic branch of glossopharyngeal nerve CNIX
mastoid canaliculus auricular branch of vagus nerve CNX
stylomastoid foramenfacial nerve CNVII
jugular fossaglossopharyngeal nerve CNIX, vagus nerve CNX, accessory nerve CNXI, internal jugular vein
mastoid foramenmastoid emissary vein, posterior meningeal artery
hypoglossal canalhypoglossal nerve CNXII
memorize

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