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Flashcards in HNS skull foramina Deck (13):
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Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

Cribriform plate

CN1 - olfactory nerve

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Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

Optic canal

 

CN2 - optic nerve

Ophthalmic artery

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3

Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

Superior orbital fissure

CN3 - oculomotor nerve

CN4 - trochlear nerve

CN5a -ophthalmic branch of trigeminal

CN6 - abducens nerve

Ophthalmic veins

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4

Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

Foramen rotundum

CN 5b - maxillary branch of trigeminal

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5

Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

foramen ovale

CN 5c - mandibular branch of trigeminal

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Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

foramen spinosum

Middle meningeal artery

Middle meningeal vein

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8

Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

carotid canal

Internal carotid artery

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9

Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

internal acoustic meatus

CN 7 - facial nerve (then passes through petrous part of temporal bone and leaves via stylomastoid foramen)

CN 8 - vestibulocochlear nerve

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10

Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

jugular foramen

Cn 9 - glossopharyngeal nerve

CN 10 - vagus nerve

CN 11 - accessory nerve

Internal jugular vein

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11

Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

hypoglossal canal

CN 12 - hypoglossal nerve

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12

Identify the following foramina and identify the key blood vessels and nerves that pass through them:

foramen magnum

Spinal roots of accessory nerves

Meningeal lymphatics

Spinal cord

Spinal meninges

Sympathetic plexus of vertebral arteries

Vertebral arteries

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