From the case: Skull and facial bones

Cranial fossae. I...
Cranial fossae. Image source: OpenStax College,
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub
Modality: Diagram

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Used in the following article:

  • Posterior cranial fossa - “ The posterior cranial fossa is the most posterior aspect of the skull base housing the brainstem and cerebellum. Gross anatomy The following str...”
  • Anterior cranial fossa - “ The anterior cranial fossa constitutes the floor of cranial vault which houses the frontal lobes of the brain. Gross anatomy Structures present ...”
  • Middle cranial fossa - “ The middle cranial fossa is a butterfly-shaped depression of the skull base, which is narrow in the middle and wider laterally. It houses the temp...”

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