Pterygopalatine And IT Fossa-lecture

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not considered one of the contents of the PT Fossa?
    • A. 

      Pterygopalatine Ganglion

    • B. 

      Maxillary Artery

    • C. 

      V-2

    • D. 

      Otic Ganglion

  • 2. 
    A patient comes to your ER with a deep laceration on the side of his face. You notice that it is in the area of the IT Fossa, which one of the following structures would not be affected?
    • A. 

      Sphenomandibular Ligament

    • B. 

      Branches of CN V, VII & IX

    • C. 

      Otic Ganglion

    • D. 

      Pterygoid Venous Plexus

    • E. 

      Ciliary Ganglion

    • F. 

      Inferior Portion of Temporalis, Medial and Lateral Pterygoids

  • 3. 
    The Maxillary Artery enters the PT Fossa from the IT Fossa from which of the following?
    • A. 

      Pterygopalatine Fissure

    • B. 

      Foramen Ovale

    • C. 

      Sphenopalatine Foramen

    • D. 

      Inferior Orbital Fissure

  • 4. 
    The Ophthalmic Vein drains into the Pterygoid Venous Plexus through which of the following?
    • A. 

      Pterygopalatine Fissure

    • B. 

      Foramen Ovale

    • C. 

      Sphenopalatine Foramen

    • D. 

      Inferior Orbital Fissure

  • 5. 
    The Inferior Alveolar Nerve enters the Oral Cavity from the IT Fossa through which of the following?
    • A. 

      Mandibular Foramen

    • B. 

      Mental Foramen

    • C. 

      Sphenopalatine Foramen

    • D. 

      Pterygopalatine Fissure

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are not considered one of the muslces of mastication?
    • A. 

      Temporalis

    • B. 

      Masseter

    • C. 

      Buccinator

    • D. 

      Medial Pterygoid

    • E. 

      Lateral Pterygoid

  • 7. 
    A patient comes into your office complaining of loss of motor function during mastication. You believe the loss of motor function is because of a nerve block. Which nerve would most likely be affected?
    • A. 

      V-1

    • B. 

      V-2

    • C. 

      V-3

    • D. 

      VII

  • 8. 
    The preganglionic and postgoanglionic parasympathetic fibers innvervating the Parotid Gland are respectively the:
    • A. 

      Lesser Petrosal N. and Greater Temporal N.

    • B. 

      Greater Petrosal N. and Auriculotemporal N.

    • C. 

      Lesser Petrosal N. and Auriculotemporal N.

    • D. 

      Greater Petrosal N. and Greater Temporal N.

  • 9. 
    In the temporomandibular joint, the upper joint cavity is involved in which of the followin?
    • A. 

      Retraction Only

    • B. 

      Protrusion and Elevation

    • C. 

      Elevation and Retraction

    • D. 

      Protrusion and Retraction

  • 10. 
    The temporomandibular joint has a unique feature for being a synovial joint. Which of the following is the unique feature?
    • A. 

      Bony articular surfaces covered by fibrocartilage

    • B. 

      Bony articular surfaces covered by elastic cartilage

    • C. 

      Bony articular surfaces covered by hyaline cartilage

    • D. 

      Bony articular surfaces covered by intervertebral discs

  • 11. 
    Which of the following nerves is not a branchiomotor nerve branch of the Mandibular Nerve CN V-3?
    • A. 

      Nerve to Medial Pterygoid

    • B. 

      Nerve to Lateral Pterygoid

    • C. 

      Buccal Nerve

    • D. 

      Deep Temporal Nerve

    • E. 

      Masseteric Nerve

  • 12. 
    Which correctly shows the parasympathetic nerve path to the Lacrimal Gland?
    • A. 

      CN V > Tigeminal Ganglia > V-2 (Zygomatic Branch) > Lacrimal Nerve (V-1) > Lacrimal Gland

    • B. 

      CN V > V-2 > Pterygopalatine Ganglia > Lacrimal Nerve (V-1) > Lacrimal Gland

    • C. 

      CN VII > Greater Petrosal Nerve > Trigeminal Ganglia > V-2 (Zygomatic Branch)> Lacrimal Nerve (V-1) > Lacrimal Gland

    • D. 

      CN VII > Greater Petrosal Nerve > Pterygopalatine Ganglia > V-2 (Zygomatic Branch) > Lacrimal Nerve (V-1) > Lacrimal Gland

  • 13. 
    A patient presents to you with a lesion in the Greater Petrosal Nerves. Which of the following would you expect to be functioning even with the lesion?
    • A. 

      Submandibular Mucous Gland

    • B. 

      Lacrimal Gland

    • C. 

      Mucous Glands in Nasal Cavity

    • D. 

      Mucous and Salivary Glands in hard and soft palate

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