Foramina of the Skull and Their Contents

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supraorbital nerve from opthalmic branch of trigeminal nerve (V1)
supraorbital artery from opthalmic branch of internal carotid artery

supraorbital foramen

olfactory nerve (II)

olfactory foramina of cribriform plate

anterior ethmoidal nerve from opthalmic branch of trigeminal nerve (V1)
anterior ethmoidal artery from opthalmic branch of internal carotid artery

anterior ethmoidal foramen

posterior ethmoidal nerve from opthalmic branch of trigeminal nerve (V1)
posterior ethmoidal artery from opthalmic branch of internal carotid artery

posterior ethmoidal foramen

optic nerve (II)
opthalmic branch of internal carotid artery

optic canal

oculomotor nerve (III)
trochlear nerve (IV)
opthalmic branch of trigeminal nerve (V1)
abducens nerve (VI)

superior orbital fissure

maxillary branch of trigeminal nerve (V2)

foramen rotundum

nasopalatine nerve from maxillary branch of trigeminal nerve (V2)

incisive foramen

greater palatine nerve from maxillary branch of trigeminal nerve (V2)
greater palatine artery from maxillary branch of external carotid artery

greater palatine foramen

lesser palatine nerve from maxillary branch of trigeminal nerve (V2)
lesser palatine artery from maxillary branch of external carotid artery

lesser palatine foramen

zygomatic nerve from maxillary branch of trigeminal nerve (V2)
infraorbital nerve from maxillary branch of trigeminal nerve (V2)
infraorbital artery from maxillary branch of external carotid artery

inferior orbital fissure

mandibular branch of trigeminal nerve (V3)
lesser petrosal nerve from glossopharyngeal nerve (IX)
accessory meningeal artery from maxillary branch of external carotid artery

foramen ovale

meningeal branch of mandibular branch of trigeminal nerve (V3)
middle meningeal artery from maxillary branch of external carotid artery

foramen spinosum

nerve of the pterygoid canal from facial nerve (VII)
artery of the pterygoid canal from maxillary branch of external carotid artery
internal carotid artery from common carotid artery

foramen lacerum

facial nerve (VII)
vestibulocochlear nerve (VIII)
labyrinthine artery from anterior inferior cerebellar artery

internal acoustic meatus

glossopharyngeal nerve (IV)
vagus nerve (X)
spinal accessory nerve (XI)
inferior petrosal sinus
sigmoid sinus

jugular foramen

hypoglossal nerve (XII)

hypoglossal canal

facial nerve (VII)
stylomastoid artery from posterior auricular branch of external carotid artery

stylomastoid foramen

medulla oblongata
anterior spinal arteries from vertebral arteries
posterior spinal arteries from vertebral arteries
vertebral arteries from subclavian arteries

foramen magnum

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