Normal cranial nerves

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Review of normal anatomy of the cranial nerves

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Normal MRI brain shows the different cisternal portion of the cranial nerves using SSFP with 1.4 mm thickness

Modality: Annotated image

Case Discussion

Cranial nerves are very thin and hard to distinguish on conventional MR images. Hence the development of steady state free precession SSFP which with thin section acquisition provides high contrast resolution between CSF and other structures. 

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Case Information

rID: 28634
Case created: 4th Apr 2014
Last edited: 14th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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