Items tagged “cranial nerve”
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The abducens nerve is the sixth cranial nerve. It courses from its nucleus located in the dorsal pons to its innervation of the lateral rectus muscle and can be divided into four parts: nucleus and intraparenchymal portion cisternal portion cavernous sinus portion orbital portion Gross anat...
The olfactory nerve (CN I) is the first and most rostral of the cranial nerves. Along with the optic nerve, it is actually a peripheral outpost of the central nervous system. The bipolar cell is the first-order sensory neuron located in the roof of the nasal cavity, immediately inferior to the ...
Facial nerve schwannoma
Published 29 Jan 2009
Cranial nerves (mnemonic)
There are many cranial nerve mnemonics that can be memorable and rude/lewd. Either way, they can be helpful for remembering the names of the twelve cranial nerves, as well as remembering which nerves are sensory, motor, or both. Remembering cranial nerve names in order of CN I to CN XII: On ol...
Published 13 Aug 2010
Abducens nerve on MRI
Published 09 Apr 2012
Foramen ovale contents (mnemonic)
A mnemonic to remember foramen ovale contents is: OVALE Mnemonic O: otic ganglion (inferior) V: V3 cranial nerve (mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve) A: accessory meningeal artery L: lesser petrosal nerve E: emissary veins
The vagus nerve is the tenth (X) cranial nerve and provides the bulk of the parasympathetic input to the gastrointestinal system and to the heart. It is a complex mixed sensory, motor and parasympathetic nerve. Gross anatomy Central connections The vagus nerve arises as multiple rootlets at ...
Facial nerve anatomy - labeled CT
Diagnosis not applicable
Published 30 Apr 2014
The nervus terminalis, also referred to as cranial nerve zero, cranial nerve XIII, zero nerve, nerve N or NT, is a previously unnumbered cranial nerve, most rostral of all cranial nerves. Gross anatomy It is a bilateral bundle of nerve fibers, which runs in the subarachnoid space from the medi...