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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Thursday, May 24 2018.

Glossopharyngeal nerve passes through which one of the following foramina?

 
        A) Lesser palatine canal
 
        B) Vestibular aqueduct
 
        C) Foramen rotundum
 
        D) Foramen lacerum
 
        E) Jugular foramen, pars nervosa
 

 


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A) lesser palatine canal

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Glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX) passes through the jugular foramen, pars nervosa. It does not pass through the lesser palatine canal.  (See References)

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B) vestibular aqueduct

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Glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX) passes through the jugular foramen, pars nervosa. It does not pass through the vestibular aqueduct.  (See References)

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C) foramen rotundum

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CN V-2 passes through the foramen rotundum, but CN IX does not.  (See References)

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D) foramen lacerum

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Glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX) passes through the jugular foramen, pars nervosa. It does not pass through the foramen lacerum.  (See References)

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E) jugular foramen, pars nervosa

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Glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX) passes through the jugular foramen, pars nervosa.

  (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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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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