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NORMAL DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING OF TRIGEMINAL, FACIAL AND HYPOGLOSSAL CRANIAL NERVES

TRIGEMINAL CRANIAL NERVES  Now viewing : Figure 6


Figure 6 - Schematic coronal section through the middle part of the sella turcica showing the proximal branches of the trigeminal nerve within the cavernous sinus

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Label Key
A - Internal carotid artery
CS - Cavernous sinus
TL - Temporal lobe
ST - Sella turcica  
SS - Sphenoid sinus
CNIII - Oculomotor nerve 
CNVI - Abducens nerve
CNIV - Trochlear nerve
CNV1 - Ophthalmic division of
               the trigeminal nerve 
CNV2 - Maxillary division of the
               trigeminal nerve
CNV3 - Mandibular division of
              the trigeminal nerve

 

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