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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Sunday, July 15 2018.

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

 
        A) Foramen cecum
 
        B) Vestibular aqueduct
 
        C) Stylomastoid foramen
 
        D) Optic canal
 
        E) Foramen rotundum
 

 


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A) foramen cecum

This answer is incorrect.


Facial nerve (CN VII) passes through the stylomastoid foramen. It does not pass through the foramen cecum.  (See References)

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B) vestibular aqueduct

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Facial nerve (CN VII) passes through the stylomastoid foramen. It does not pass through the vestibular aqueduct.  (See References)

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C) stylomastoid foramen

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Facial nerve (CN VII) passes through the stylomastoid foramen.

  (See References)

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D) optic canal

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CN II passes through the optic canal, but CN VII does not.  (See References)

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E) foramen rotundum

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CN V-2 passes through the foramen rotundum, but CN VII does not.  (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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