Jugular fossa

The jugular fossa is a depression situated on the inferior surface of the petrous temporal bone posterior to the inferior opening of the carotid canal. It lodges the jugular bulb. Anteriorly, lies the jugular foramen.

Related pathology

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 28307
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases, refs, pm, pm, refs, cases
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