Abducens and facial cranial nerves and nuclei

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Axial image at the level of the facial nerve (CN VII) and abducens nerve (CN VI), demonstrating the relationship of their respective nuclei and fibres. Importantly the fibres of the facial nerve coursing posterior to the abducens nucleus raise the facial colliculus

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rID: 50811
Case created: 23rd Jan 2017
Last edited: 23rd Jan 2017
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