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Skull Foramina 02

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Thursday, September 20 2018.

The stylomastoid foramen contains which of the following nerves?

 
        A) CN XII
 
        B) CN V-3
 
        C) CN I
 
        D) CN VII
 
        E) Mandibular nerve
 

 


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A) CN XII

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CN XII (hypoglossal nerve) passes through the hypoglossal canal, but not through the stylomastoid foramen.  (See References)

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B) CN V-3

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CN V-3 (mandibular nerve) passes through the foramen ovale, but not through the stylomastoid foramen.  (See References)

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C) CN I

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CN I (olfactory nerve) passes through the cribiform plate, but not through the stylomastoid foramen.  (See References)

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D) CN VII

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The stylomastoid foramen contains CN VII (facial nerve).

  (See References)

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E) mandibular nerve

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CN V-3 (mandibular nerve) passes through the foramen ovale, but not through the stylomastoid foramen.  (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 02
Question ID: 02090802
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 02/09/2008
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