Microsurgical anatomy of the trigeminal nerve.

  title={Microsurgical anatomy of the trigeminal nerve.},
  author={Wonil Joo and Fumitaka Yoshioka and Takeshi Funaki and Koji Mizokami and Albert L. Rhoton},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  volume={27 1},
The objective of this study is to review surgical anatomy of the trigeminal nerve. We also demonstrate some pictures involving the trigeminal nerve and its surrounding connective and neurovascular structures. Ten adult cadaveric heads were studied, using a magnification ranging from 3× to 40×, after perfusion of the arteries and veins with colored latex. The trigeminal nerve is the largest and most complex of the cranial nerves. It serves as a major conduit of sensory input from the face and… CONTINUE READING
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