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Head & Neck Nerves

Nerves and their innervation of the head and neck

NerveInnervation - TerminationOrigin
Trigeminal (CNV) Opthalmic (V1), Maxillary (V2), Mandibullar (V3) Trigeminal ganglion
Supraorbital N. Forehead and scalp (sensory) CNV --> V1 --> Frontal N.
Supratrochlear N. Forehead and scalp (sensory) CNV --> V1 --> Frontal N.
Nasociliary N. Ciliary ganglion, Short & Long ciliary N., Posterier Ethmoidal N. and Anterior Ethmoidal N, Infratrochlear N., Trigeminal --> Opthalmic --> Nasociliary N.
Infratrochlear N Eyelids, conjunctiva, skin of the nose and lacrimal sac. CNV --> V1 --> Nasociliary N.
Lacrimal N. Lacrimal gland, conjnctiva and skin of upper eye lid Trigeminal --> Opthalmic --> Lacrimal
Maxillary (V2) Menigeal branch, Pterygopalatine N and Ganglion, Post-Superior Alveolar, Zygomatic, Infraorbital Trigeminal --> Maxillary
Zygomatic N. Zygomaticofacial, Zygomaticotemporal and Infraorbital N. (sensory) Trigeminal --> Maxillary --> Zygomatic N.
V3 (mandibular) Auricotemporal, Buccal and Mental N (both) Trigeminal --> Mandibular
CNV (trigeminal) Temporalis & Masseter ----? foramen
CN7 (facial) Temporal, Zygomatic, Buccal, Marginal mandibular and Cervical ----? foramen
Temporal branch Auricularis Superior and Anterior, frontal belly of Occipitofrontalis and Superior part of Orbicularis Oculi Facial --> Temporal
Zygomatic branch Inferior part of Orbicularis Oculi Facial --> Zygomatic
Buccal branch Upper lip muscles, Buccinator and Inferior fibers of Levator labii Facial --> Buccal
Mental N. (blank) Trigeminal --> Mandibular --> Mental
Facial (VII) All muscles of facial expression Brain --> Facial
Temporal branch Auricularis Superior & Anterior, Frontalis and Orbicularis oculi (superior half) Facial --> Temporal
Zygomatic branch Orbicularis oculi (inferior half) + Facial --> Zygomatic
Buccal branch Buccinator + Facial --> Buccal
Marginal Mandibular Risorius, + Facial --> Marginal Mandibular
Cervical branch Platysma Facial --> Cervical
Ophthlamic (V1) Lacrimal, Frontal, Nasociliary and Menigial branches Trigeminal --> Ophthalmic
Frontal N. Frontal sinus, Supraorbital and Supratrochlear nerves Trigeminal --> Ophthalmic --> Frontal
Posterier Ethmoidal N. Sphenoidal and posterier Ethmoidal sinuses Ophthalmic --> EthNasociliary --> Posterior modial N.
Anterior Ethmoidal N. Anterior Ethmoidal air cells, Internal and External Nasal branches Ophthalmic --> EthNasociliary --> Anterior modial N.
Meningeal branch Dura in anterior cranial fossa Trigeminal --> Opthalmic --> Meningeal branch
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