Items tagged “cranial nerve”

10 results found
Case

Facial nerve schwannoma

 Diagnosis probable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 29 Jan 2009
48% complete
MRI
Case

Trigeminal schwannoma

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 13 Aug 2010
92% complete
MRI
Case

Abducens nerve on MRI

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 09 Apr 2012
98% complete
MRI
Article

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...
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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
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Vagus nerve

The vagus nerve is the tenth 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 the ...
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Abducens nerve

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...
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Olfactory nerve

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 ...
Case

Facial nerve anatomy - labeled CT

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 30 Apr 2014
36% complete
CT
Article

Nervus terminalis

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 fibres, which runs in the subarachnoid space from the medi...

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