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Case Studies | Anatomy and Histology | India | Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014


Bilateral Facets on the Posterior Border of Foramen Magnum - A Case Study

Dr. Girish V. Patil [16] | Dr. Shishirkumar [24]


Abstract: The foramen magnum is the large opening situated in the occipital bone, and transmits important neurovascular structures. During routine study of skull in the department of Anatomy at DM Wayanad Institute of Medical Sciences, Meppadi, Kerala, bilateral facets were found at the posterior margin of foramen magnum. The facets measured 2 mm antero-posteriorly and 1 mm transversely.


Keywords: Cranium, Facets, Foramen magnum, Neurovascular, Occipital bone


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014,


Pages: 448 - 449

Bilateral Facets on the Posterior Border of Foramen Magnum - A Case Study


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Dr. Girish V. Patil, Dr. Shishirkumar, "Bilateral Facets on the Posterior Border of Foramen Magnum - A Case Study", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=2015355, Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014, 448 - 449, #ijsrnet

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