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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Wednesday, April 14 2021.

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

 
        A) Internal auditory canal
 
        B) Greater palatine canal
 
        C) Mandibular foramen
 
        D) Foramen cecum
 
        E) Foramen spinosum
 

 


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A) internal auditory canal

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Facial nerve (CN VII) passes through the internal auditory canal.

  (See References)

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B) greater palatine canal

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Facial nerve (CN VII) passes through the internal auditory canal. It does not pass through the greater palatine canal.  (See References)

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C) mandibular foramen

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Facial nerve (CN VII) passes through the internal auditory canal. It does not pass through the mandibular foramen.  (See References)

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D) foramen cecum

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

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E) foramen spinosum

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Facial nerve (CN VII) passes through the internal auditory canal. It does not pass through the foramen spinosum.  (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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