Anterior ethmoidal foramen

The anterior ethmoid foramen is a small opening in the ethmoid bone. It is the anatomical border of anterior and posterior ethmoid air cells. It transmits the anterior ethmoidal artery, vein and nerve.

The anterior ethmoid foramen is situated 25 mm away from the lacrimal crest, 12 mm anterior to the posterior ethmoidal foramen.

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

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rID: 28226
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases, pm, pm, refs, cases
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