foramen

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foramen

a natural hole, esp one in a bone through which nerves and blood vessels pass

foramen

[fə′rā·mən]
(biology)
A small opening, orifice, pore, or perforation.
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We report the first documented case, to our knowledge, of a left-sided primary parotid NHL in a child with direct intraeranial extension through the foramen rotundum.
V2 Maxillary This branch exits the skull through the Sensory foramen rotundum.
If the tumors are found within the nerve at foramen rotundum, it is best controlled with radioactive implants and Iodine 125 seeds with long half-life are a promising source for this type of tumors (7).