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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Sunday, July 21 2019.

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

 
        A) Infraorbital foramen
 
        B) Foramen of Vesalius
 
        C) Inferior orbital fissure
 
        D) Condylar canal
 
        E) Optic canal
 

 


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A) infraorbital foramen

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Optic nerve (CN II) passes through the optic canal. It does not pass through the infraorbital foramen.  (See References)

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B) foramen of Vesalius

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Optic nerve (CN II) passes through the optic canal. It does not pass through the foramen of Vesalius.  (See References)

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C) inferior orbital fissure

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Optic nerve (CN II) passes through the optic canal. It does not pass through the inferior orbital fissure.  (See References)

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D) condylar canal

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Optic nerve (CN II) passes through the optic canal. It does not pass through the condylar canal.  (See References)

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E) optic canal

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Optic nerve (CN II) passes through the optic canal.

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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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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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