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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Tuesday, September 26 2017.

You've got a lot of holes in your head. Which one of them does mandibular nerve pass through?

 
        A) Condylar canal
 
        B) Foramen ovale
 
        C) Jugular foramen, pars nervosa
 
        D) Pterygomaxillary fissure
 
        E) Vestibular aqueduct
 

 


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A) condylar canal

This answer is incorrect.


Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale. It does not pass through the condylar canal.  (See References)

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B) foramen ovale

This answer is correct.


Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale.

  (See References)

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C) jugular foramen, pars nervosa

This answer is incorrect.


CN IX passes through the jugular foramen, pars nervosa, but CN V-3 does not.  (See References)

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D) pterygomaxillary fissure

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Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale. It does not pass through the pterygomaxillary fissure.  (See References)

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E) vestibular aqueduct

This answer is incorrect.


Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale. It does not pass through the vestibular aqueduct.  (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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