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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Wednesday, August 10 2022.

CN V-3 passes through which one of the following structures?

 
        A) Foramen ovale
 
        B) Foramen magnum
 
        C) Mandibular foramen
 
        D) Superior orbital fissure
 
        E) Inferior orbital fissure
 

 


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A) foramen ovale

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Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale.

  (See References)

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B) foramen magnum

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Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale. It does not pass through the foramen magnum.  (See References)

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C) mandibular foramen

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Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale. It does not pass through the mandibular foramen.  (See References)

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D) superior orbital fissure

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CN IV, CN V-1, CN III, and CN VI pass through the superior orbital fissure, but CN V-3 does not.  (See References)

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E) inferior orbital fissure

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Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale. It does not pass through the inferior orbital fissure.  (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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