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Related to Foramen lacerum: Internal acoustic meatus, foramen spinosum, Foramen rotundum, carotid canal, pterygoid canal
  • noun

Synonyms for foramen

a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

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We describe a case of petrous I CA in the area of the right foramen lacerum that presented with several signs and symptoms, including pulsatile tinnitus.
Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) identified a petrous ICA aneurysm in the area of the right foramen lacerum (figures).
The petrous ICA ends as it exits the carotid canal above the foramen lacerum.