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Anterior cranial fossa

Last revised by Jeremy Jones on 4 Apr 2023

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: 


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Cases and figures

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  • Figure 2: skull and facial bones
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