Author(s): Nauma Hafeez, Thenmozhi


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00385.1   

Address: Nauma Hafeez, Dr Thenmozhi
Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Poonamallee, Chennai- 600077
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Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 11,     Year - 2016

Aim : to study the occurrence of accessory foramina in the middle cranial fossa. Objective : to study the occurrence of accessory foramina in the middle cranial fossa in dry skulls. Background : foramina or openings in the floor of the middle cranial fossa are very important as they allow passage of important structures such as nerves and blood vessels. The greater wing of sphenoid contains three consistent foramina and other small variable foramina. The consistent foramina are the Foramen rotundum ,Foramen spinosum and Foramen ovale. Accessory Foramen named Foramen Innominatum and Foramen Vesalius may be present as inconsistent Foramen

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Nauma Hafeez, Thenmozhi. Accessory Foramen in the Middle Cranial Fossa. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(11): 1880-1882 doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00385.1

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