Anterior cranial fossa

Last revised by Dr Kieran Kusel on 18 Dec 2019

The anterior cranial fossa constitutes the floor of the cranial vault which houses the frontal lobes of the brain.

Gross anatomy

Structures present in the midline of the anterior cranial fossa from anterior to posterior are: 

Boundaries

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Cases and figures

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  • Figure 2: skull and facial bones
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