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foramen cecum

nasal emissary vein

2

cribriform plate

CN I - olfactory nerve

ethmoid bone

3

anterior ethmoidal foramen

anterior ethmoidal artery, vein, nerve

seen near cribriform and inside nose

4

posterior ethmoidal foramen

posterior ethmoidal artery, vein nerve

seen near cribriform and inside nose

5

optic canal

CN II
opthalamic artery

6

superior orbital fissure

CN III, IV, V -1, VI
3, 4, 5-1, 6
superior opthalmic vein

7

foramen rotundum

CN V2

close to the superior orbital fissure
and exits into nasal cavity

8

foramen ovale

CN V3
accessory meningeal artery

9

foramen spinosum

middle meningeal artery
recurrent meningeal nerve (V3)

seen from inferior and superior

10

hiatus for greater petrosal nerve

greater petrosal nerve
-branch of CN VII

-petrosal branch of middle meningeal artery

11

hiatus for lesser petrosal nerve

lesser petrosal nerve
-branch of the CN IX

12

internal acoustic meatus

CN VII, VIII
7,8

internal labryninthine artery

13

jugular foramen

CN IX, X, XI
9, 10, 11

sigmoid sinus
inferior petrosal sinus

internal jugular vein

posterior meningeal branches of occipital artery
ascending pharyngeal artery

3 2 2 1
nerve sinus artery vein
"sip sinuses"
"pmoap arteries"

14

mastoid foramen

mastoid emissary vein

15

condyloid canal

condyloid emissary vein

seen posterior to occipital condyle and inside skull

16

foramen magnum

spinal cord
spinal roots of CN XI
vertebral arteries
anterior and posterior spinal arteries
dural veins

17

hypoglossal canal

CN XII (GSE)

posterior meningeal branch of ascending pharyngeal artery

runs through occipital condyle

18

petrotympanic fissure

chorda tympani
-of CN VII

medial to mandibular fossa

19

stylomastoid foramen

CN VII - SVE

between mastoid and styloid processes

20

carotid canal

internal carotid artery
sympathetic plexus

seen ??

21

foramen lacerum

meningeal branch of ascending pharyngeal

seen ??

22

tympanic canaliculus

tympanic branch of CN IX

23

mastoid canaliculus

auricular branch of CN X

24

sphenomaxillary fissure

3rd portion of maxillary artery

25

Pterygopalatine fossa

3rd portion maxillary artery
Pterygopalatine ganglion

26

Sphenopalatine foramen

Sphenopalatine artery
Nasopalatine nerve
Posterior superior lateral nasal nerve

27

Pterygoid canal

Nerve and artery of pterygoid canal

28

Pharyngeal canal

Pharyngeal artery and nerve

29

Greater palatine canal

Greater palatine artery and Nerve

30

Lesser palatine canal

Lesser palatine artery and nerve

31

Supraorbital notch

Supra orbital artery, vein, nerve

32

Infraorbital foramen

Infraorbital artery vein nerve

33

Anterior ethmoidal foramen

Anterior ethmoidal artery vein nerve

34

Posterior ethmoidal foramen

Posterior ethmoidal artery vein nerve

35

Nasolacrimal canal

Nasolacrimal duct

36

Superior orbital fissure

CN III, IV, V1, VI
Superior ophthalmic vein

37

Inferior orbital fissure

Infraorbital artery and nerve
Orbital nerve
Zygomatic nerve
Inferior ophthalmic vein

38

Zygomaticofacial foramen

Zygomaticofacial artery vein nerve

39

Zygomaticotemporal foramen

Zygomaticotemporal artery, vein, nerve

40

Incisive canal

Nasopalatine nerve
Greater palatine artery

41

Mandibular foramen

Inferior alveolar artery vein nerve

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Mental foramen

Mental artery vein nerve