Anastomoses between lower cranial and upper cervical nerves: a comprehensive review with potential significance during skull base and neck operations, part I: trigeminal, facial, and vestibulocochlear nerves.

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Descriptions of the anatomy of the neural communications among the cranial nerves and their branches is lacking in the literature. Knowledge of the possible neural interconnections found among these nerves may prove useful to surgeons who operate in these regions to avoid inadvertent traction or transection. We review the literature regarding the anatomy… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ca.22340

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@article{Shoja2014AnastomosesBL, title={Anastomoses between lower cranial and upper cervical nerves: a comprehensive review with potential significance during skull base and neck operations, part I: trigeminal, facial, and vestibulocochlear nerves.}, author={Mohammadali M Shoja and Nelson Mobolanle Oyesiku and Christoph J Griessenauer and Virginia S Radcliff and Marios Loukas and Joshua J. Chern and Brion L Benninger and Curtis J. Rozzelle and Ghaffar Shokouhi and R. Shane Tubbs}, journal={Clinical anatomy}, year={2014}, volume={27 1}, pages={118-30} }