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Nerves of Cranium

ala my medical school

nameexit from CNSforamenfunctional categoriesinnervation
Olfactory Olfactory epithelium Cribiform plate Special Sensory Olfactory epithelium
Optic Retina Optic canal Special Sensory Retinal ganglion cells
Oculomotor Midbrain Superior Orbital Fissure GVE, GSE EOM, Levator palpebrae superioris, ciliary ganglion
Trochlear Dorsal midbrain Superior Orbital Fissure GSE Superior oblique muscle
Trigeminal Pons V1: Superior Orbital Fissure, V2: Formanen rotundum, V3: Foramen ovale SVE, GSA Anterior 2/3 head, mesencephalic nucleus, chief sensory nucleus, spinal nucleus, trigeminal motor nucleus
Abducens Pons Superior Orbital Fissure GSE Lateral rectus muscle
Facial Pons Internal auditory canal GVE, SVE, GSA, SVA Muscles of facial expression
Vestibulocochlear Junction of pons and medulla Internal auditory canal SSA Hair cells or membranous labyrinth
Glossopharyngeal Medulla Jugular foramen GVE, SVE, GSA, GVA, SVA Pharynx
Vagus Medulla Jugular foramen GVE, SVE, GSA, GVA, SVA Thorax, abdomen, larynx, pharynx
Spinal accessory Medulla and spinal nucleus Jugular foramen SVE SCM, trapezius
Hypoglossal Medulla Hypoglossal canal GSE Muscles of tongue
Created by: amyzastrow