jugular foramen


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jugular foramen

[′jəg·yə·lər fə′rā·mən]
(anatomy)
An opening in the cranium formed by the jugular notches of the occipital and temporal bones for passage of an internal jugular vein, the ninth, tenth, and eleventh cranial nerves, and the inferior petrosal sinus.
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1% of patients (80 out of 85 people) using ETA, including total tumor removal in all 37 cases in the anterior skull base; total tumor removal in 13 cases and subtotal tumor removal in 3 cases in the clivus; total tumor removal in 16 cases and subtotal tumor removal in 2 cases in the lateral skull base; and total tumor removal in all 14 cases in the jugular foramen.
Abnormal enlargement of jugular foramen is seen in glomus jugulare tumour, metastatic tumour, reticulo endo helicis and neuronas of IX, X, XI cranial nerves.
Jugular foramen may be classified into three parts (petrosal, sigmoid and intrajugular part) according to the structures which passed through the jugular foramen.
Differential diagnosis of lesions in the jugular foramen include: meningiomas, glomus jugulare tumors, juguluar diverticulum, jugular parangliomas, vestibular schwannomas and metastasis, among others.
Extensive bony destruction in the region of the jugular foramen extending intracranially and into the hypotympanum of the left middle ear was noted (Fig.
The distance from the HS to the posterolateral and posteromedial jugular foramen (HS-PLJF, HS-PMJF).
The jugular foramen is situated between the petrous portion of temporal and occipital bones and originates from persistence of the embryologic foramen lacerumposticus, the space between the basi-occiput and auditory canal.
Because of her jugular foramen syndrome, she underwent placement of a PEG and a tracheostomy.
Eventually, computed tomography (CT) was obtained, and it demonstrated a recurrent chondrosarcoma in the right jugular foramen.
Jugular foramen syndrome is characterized by unilateral paralysis of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves.
The lesion also involved the right petrous temporal bone with destruction of the right carotid canal, right jugular canal and occipital bone near the jugular foramen.