Stylomastoid foramen

The stylomastoid foramen is a rounded opening on the inferior surface of the petrous temporal bone, between the base of styloid and the mastoid process of the temporal bone. It transmits the facial nerve.

Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 28237
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: pm, refs, cases
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