Structure of foramen magnum

Known as: magnum foramen, Foramen Magnum, Foramen Magnums 
A large orifice in the occipital bone through which the spinal cord enters the cranial cavity.
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
The successful identification of the deceased is vital to the progress of any forensic investigation. One of the principal… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Background. The transcondylar approach is being increasingly used to access lesions ventral to the brainstem and cervicomedullary… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the radiological measurements of the foramen magnum (FM) and their relation to sex as… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECT Ventral foramen magnum meningiomas (VFMMs) are rare lesions that account for more than 3% of all meningiomas. These are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE Chiari malformations are regarded as a pathological continuum of hindbrain maldevelopments characterized by downward… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The mechanisms previously proposed for the progression of syringomyelia associated with Chiari I malformation of the cerebellar… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Meningiomas and neurofibromas are the most common intradural extramedullary tumors of the foramen magnum and cervical spine. Many… (More)
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1989
1989
Foramen magnum growth curves in achondroplasia and in the general population are presented. The achondroplastic foramen magnum is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In surgery, better access to the anterior part of the foramen magnum with less risk to the lower brainstem can be obtained by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Spinal fusion for deformity of the cervical spine was done in thirty-three patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The average follow… (More)
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