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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Thursday, September 20 2018.

Which of the following structures does accessory nerve pass through?

 
        A) Inferior orbital fissure
 
        B) Foramen magnum
 
        C) Foramen spinosum
 
        D) Jugular foramen, pars vascularis
 
        E) Foramen lacerum
 

 


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A) inferior orbital fissure

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Accessory nerve (CN XI) passes through the jugular foramen, pars vascularis. It does not pass through the inferior orbital fissure.  (See References)

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B) foramen magnum

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Accessory nerve (CN XI) passes through the jugular foramen, pars vascularis. It does not pass through the foramen magnum.  (See References)

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C) foramen spinosum

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Accessory nerve (CN XI) passes through the jugular foramen, pars vascularis. It does not pass through the foramen spinosum.  (See References)

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D) jugular foramen, pars vascularis

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Accessory nerve (CN XI) passes through the jugular foramen, pars vascularis.

  (See References)

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E) foramen lacerum

This answer is incorrect.


Accessory nerve (CN XI) passes through the jugular foramen, pars vascularis. It does not pass through the foramen lacerum.  (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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