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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2016, Volume : 9, Issue : 7
First page : ( 880) Last page : ( 882)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00167.0

A Study of Occurrence and Morphometric Analysis on Meningo Orbital Foramen

Pratha A. Ashwatha*, Dr. Thenmozhi M. S.

Saveetha Dental College, Chennai

*Corresponding Author E-mail: ashu.anjana04@gmail.com

Online published on 15 October, 2016.


Aim and Objective

To study the occurrence and morphometric analysis on meningo-orbital foramen.


Foramen meningo-orbital is present in the greater wing of sphenoid bone close to superior orbital fissure. It is a site of anastomoses between the orbital branch of middle meningeal artery and recurrent meningeal branch of ophthalmic artery. It was stated that it is a rare occurrence. But nowadays there is frequent incidence of this foramen.


This study is conducted to improve our knowledge about the occurrence of the meningo-orbital foramen in the skull which may be of surgical significance to ophthalmologist, neurosurgeons and radiologists.



Meningo-orbital foramen, dry skulls, incidence, superior orbital fissure, neurosurgeons.


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