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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Friday, May 24 2019.

CN II passes through which one of the following structures?

 
        A) Lesser palatine canal
 
        B) Incisive canal|nasopalatine canal
 
        C) Optic canal
 
        D) Stylomastoid foramen
 
        E) Internal auditory canal
 

 


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A) lesser palatine canal

This answer is incorrect.


Optic nerve (CN II) passes through the optic canal. It does not pass through the lesser palatine canal.  (See References)

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B) incisive canal|nasopalatine canal

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Optic nerve (CN II) passes through the optic canal. It does not pass through the incisive canal|nasopalatine canal.  (See References)

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C) optic canal

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Optic nerve (CN II) passes through the optic canal.

  (See References)

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D) stylomastoid foramen

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CN VII passes through the stylomastoid foramen, but CN II does not.  (See References)

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E) internal auditory canal

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CN VII and CN VIII pass through the internal auditory canal, but CN II does not.  (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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anatomy
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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