Foramina of the Skull (Visual mnemonic)

The skull has numerous holes (foramina) through which various cranial nerves, arteries, veins and other structures pass. To aid learning of these important foramina, I have created this visual mnemonic.
Authored By Sunjay Parmar on Tuesday 5th February 2013

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Sushant Jadhav
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Posted almost 4 years ago
Ur a rockstar of medicine
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John Amrada
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cardiogolots - Bristol universyt
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Posted 6 months ago
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Hannah Regan
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Medical Student
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Posted over 4 years ago
This is ridiculously helpful! Thank you so much.
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Waqar Shaikh
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Posted almost 3 years ago
Excellent. Loved it. God Bless you
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Nicole Mooney
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Medical Student - Glasgow
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Posted over 3 years ago
This is great!!
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DAVID MCCABE
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Other Medical Professional
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Posted about 3 years ago
I wish I'd had this in my day!
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Fawad Yasin
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Doctor - Wah medical college, POF hospital
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Posted about 2 years ago
Thanks a lot, really helpful
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Tarie Mashababe
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Posted almost 4 years ago
Many thanks - just made life so much simpler!!
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Husam M
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Posted about 3 years ago
Hahaha..funny, genius & very helpful .. thanks for sharing
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헤린 아
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Posted almost 3 years ago
thank you so much , even though we study in french but this is helpful
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Shri Krishna Surothiya
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Posted almost 3 years ago
very nice mnemonic
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Saloni Verma
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Posted about 4 years ago
v nyc too helpful
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amit bisht
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Posted over 2 years ago
nice work
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Victor Ogola
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medical student - moi university
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Posted over 2 years ago
Good for revision
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Guillermo Larios Cruz
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General Physician - Veracruz City, Veracruz, MX
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Posted over 2 years ago
Just as a small edit: The 5th CN does not involve the eye per se, it has more to do with sensory information of the face. It does have other functions, but all sensitive, nothing involving motor functions (as for instance CN's 3, 4 and 6). Feel free to re
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Sunjay Parmar
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Foundation Doctor
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Posted over 2 years ago
Hey Guillermo, thanks for the post! My comment 'has something to do with the eye' is true in that CN5 does innervate the cornea and conjunctiva, but you're correct in that it has no EOM innervation. The aim for the mnemonic was simplicity; next time I wil
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Obaroighoro James
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medical student - awa Houdegbe north American university
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Posted over 2 years ago
really gud
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billy frank
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student - medical training college
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Posted over 2 years ago
seriously..where dd u study this?
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ABONYI IZUCHUKWU MARTINS
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Posted over 2 years ago
this is realy cool .reduced the burden of cracking and hiting head
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sadaf kureshi
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I am un undergraduate - i study in xinjiang medical university China
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Posted over 2 years ago
U are amazing sir....
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dr raghda war
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Posted over 3 years ago
thanks alot ..
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Hesham Muhmd El-menir
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medical student - mansoura faculty of medicine
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Posted about 2 years ago
Nice
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paul
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medical student - Bingham University
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Posted about 2 years ago
Awesome, thanks.
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krishna rana
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Posted almost 2 years ago
a great review of foramen of skull
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Majd Saffarini
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Medical student - Hashmite university
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Posted over 1 year ago
Extremely helpful thank you!!!
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medical student - Ebonyi state university, Nigeria
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Posted over 1 year ago
what more will I say...AWESOME!!!👍👍👏
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doctor - australia
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Posted over 1 year ago
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Teacher - Study
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Posted 4 months ago
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