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Perineural Metastasis to The Cranial Nerves in Head and Neck Malignancies


NORMAL ANATOMY OF 12 CRANIAL NERVES


Figure 1 - Base of brain, viewed from above, to demonstrate the root entry zone of the cranial nerves.

Names of 12 Cranial Nerves

 

I Olfactory
II Optic
III Oculomotor
IV Trochlear
V Trigeminal
VI Abducent
VII Facial
VIII Vestibulocochlear
IX Glossopharyngeal
X Vagus
XI Accessory
XII Hypoglossal

Figure 2 - Base of the brain, viewed from above, to demonstrate the exit of the cranial nerves.

    

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