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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Thursday, June 22 2017.

CN V-2 passes through which one of the following structures?

 
        A) Mandibular foramen
 
        B) Foramen rotundum
 
        C) Foramen spinosum
 
        D) Foramen of Vesalius
 
        E) Petrosal foramen
 

 


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This question was created on February 09, 2008 by jdmiles.
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A) mandibular foramen

This answer is incorrect.


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

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B) foramen rotundum

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

  (See References)

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C) foramen spinosum

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

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D) foramen of Vesalius

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

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E) petrosal foramen

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Maxillary nerve (CN V-2) passes through the foramen rotundum. It does not pass through the petrosal foramen.  (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
Modified: 06/22/2017
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