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Foramens of Skull

Foramens and what passes through them

Supraorbital notch or foramen Supraorbital n.,a.,v.
Infraorbital foramen Infraorbital n.,a.,v.,
Mental foramen Mental n.,a.,v.
Foramen ovale Mandibular division of Trigeminal nerve V3 & Accessory Meningeal a.
Foramen spinosum Middle meningeal a. & Nervus Spinosus (branch of V3
Carotid Canal Internal carotid a.
Stylomastoid foramen Facial Nerve VII
Jugular foramen Internal jugular vein, Glossopharyngeal IX n., Vagus X n. , and Accessory XI n.
Hypoglossal canal Hypoglossal nerve XII
Foramen magnum Spinal cord & Vertebral a.s & v.s
Posterior superior alveolar foramina Posterior superior alveolar n., a., v.
Olfactory foramen Olfactory I nerve
Optic foramen & canal Optic nerve II & Ophthalmic a.
Superior orbital fissure Oculomotor III nerve, Trochlear IV nerve, Abducens VI nerve, Ophthalmic divison of Trigeminal nerve VI and Ophthalmic v.s
Foramen rotundum Maxillary division of Trigeminal nerve V2
Hiatus for Greater Petrosal Nerve Greater Petrosal nerve (branch of Facial nerve VII
Internal auditory meatus Facial VII and Vestibulocochlear VIII nerves
Inferior Orbital fissure Infraorbital and zygomatic nn., aa., vv., *nerves are branched of V2
Incisive foramen Nasopalatine nerve & Sphenopalatine a. and v.
Greater Palatine foramen Greater Palatine n., a., v.
Lesser Palatine foramen Lesser Palatine n., a., v.
Mandibular foramen Inferior alveolar n. a., v.
Foramen lacerum cartilage
External acoustic Meatus Opening to tympanic Cavity
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