Dr. Girish V. Patil, Dr. Shishirkumar
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