Stylomastoid foramen

The stylomastoid foramen is a rounded opening at the inferior end of the facial canal. It is located on the inferior surface of the petrous temporal bone, between the base of the styloid process and the mastoid process of the temporal bone. It transmits the facial nerve and stylomastoid artery (branch of posterior auricular artery).

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 28237
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases, refs, pm, pm, refs, cases
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