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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Wednesday, January 17 2018.

Which of the following foramina does maxillary nerve pass through?

 
        A) Infraorbital foramen
 
        B) Inferior orbital fissure
 
        C) Optic canal
 
        D) Lesser palatine canal
 
        E) Foramen rotundum
 

 


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This question was created on February 09, 2008 by jdmiles.
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A) infraorbital foramen

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Maxillary nerve (CN V-2) passes through the foramen rotundum. It does not pass through the infraorbital foramen.  (See References)

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B) inferior orbital fissure

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Maxillary nerve (CN V-2) passes through the foramen rotundum. It does not pass through the inferior orbital fissure.  (See References)

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C) optic canal

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CN II passes through the optic canal, but CN V-2 does not.  (See References)

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D) lesser palatine canal

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Maxillary nerve (CN V-2) passes through the foramen rotundum. It does not pass through the lesser palatine canal.  (See References)

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E) foramen rotundum

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Maxillary nerve (CN V-2) passes through the foramen rotundum.

  (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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