Foramen of Skull Archive

Foramen Lacerum – Location, Anatomy and Structures passing through it

Foramen Lacerum: Foramen Lacerum is a triangular opening located in the middle cranial fossa, allowing for a few vessels to pass through it. It measures about 9mm in length and 7mm in breadth. In Latin it translates to “Lacerated Piercing“.  Where is Foramen Lacerum located? The foramen is located between the sphenoid bone, apex of [&hellip

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Location of Foramen Magnum and the Structures passing through it

Foramen Magnum is the largest foramen situated on the base of the skull through which multiple structures pass including the Spinal Cord. It acts as a passage between the cranial vault and the base of the skull. So let us look at all the other details regarding the Foramen Magnum like its location and the [&hellip

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Structures Passing through Foramina of Skull

What is a Foramen: An Opening or Orifice in the skeleton through which structures like Nerves, Arteries, Veins, Muscles and Ligaments pass. There are multiple such foramens on the lower aspect of the skull which act as pathways for the various structures which pass through them. The Cranium is divided into three parts – Anterior [&hellip

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