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Anatomy of the Trigeminal Nerve

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Abstract

The trigeminal nerve is the fifth cranial nerve (n. V), which plays an important role in the innervation of the head and neck area, together with other cranial and spinal nerves. Knowledge of the nerve’s anatomy is very important for the correct application of local anaesthetics.

Keywords

Trigeminal Nerve Mandibular Canal Inferior Alveolar Nerve Lingual Nerve Infratemporal Fossa 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, Department of Functional AnatomyAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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