Condylar canal

The condylar canal, or canalis condylaris, is a skull base canal in the posterior cranial fossa, located in the condylar fossa.

Summary

Variant anatomy

The condylar canal has a variable presence and is seen only in ~55% (range 50-60%) of cases. It is more commonly bilateral.

Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 28229
Section: Anatomy
Tags: pm, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Canalis condylaris

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