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Pain pp 595-602 | Cite as

Cranial Nerves

  • Adrian J. Maurer
  • Deepti AgarwalEmail author
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Abstract

The paired cranial nerves are a complex set of neural structures with a myriad of special functions. The neuroanatomy of each cranial nerve is described below, with particular attention to the anatomy relevant to pain management practice.

Keywords

Cranial nerve Cranial nerves Nerve Anatomy Olfactory Optic Ophthalmic Oculomotor Trochlear Trigeminal Abducens Abducent Facial Vestibulocochlear Glossopharyngeal Vagus Vagal Accessory Hypoglossal 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyAdvocate Illinois Masonic Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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