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Perineural Metastasis to The Cranial Nerves in Head and Neck Malignancies


NORMAL DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING OF TRIGEMINAL, 
FACIAL AND HYPOGLOSSAL CRANIAL NERVES

1.Trigeminal Nerve
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
Figure 7 - Coronal CT of cavernous sinus
                  1.   Coronal CT through the anterior part
                  2.   Coronal CT through the posterior part
Figure 8 - Coronal MRI of cavernous sinus
                 1.   Coronal MRI through the anterior part
                 2.   Coronal MRI through the posterior part
Figure 9 - Schematic coronal section through the posterior part of the sella turcica showing the Meckel's cave
Figure 10 - Coronal MRI of Meckel's cave
Figure 11 - Coronal CT of superior and inferior orbital fissures
Figure 12 - Coronal CT of foramen rotundum
Figure 13 - Axial CT of pterygoplatine fossa
Figure 14 - Axial CT of infraorbital canal
Figure 15 - Foramen Ovale
                  1.   Coronal CT showing the foramen ovale
                  2.   Axial CT showing the foramen ovale
Figure 16 - Routine mandible showing mental foramen
  
2.  Facial Nerve
a.  Facial Nerve
Figure 17 - Schematic sagittal drawing of the facial nerve
b.  Facial Canal
Figure 18 - Petrous segment - coronal cochlear plane
Figure 19 - Typanic segment - coronal vestibular plane
Figure 20 - Mastoid segment - coronal mastoid plane
  
3.  Hypoglossal Nerve
Figure 21 - Axial CT of hypoglossal canal
Figure 22 - Coronal CT of hypoglossal canal


  

    

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