Stuck in the Middle: Nervus Intermedius‐Related Neuropathologic Imaging Spectrum
Learning Objective: To understand the normal anatomy and physiology of the nervus intermedius as well as the clinical relevance and imaging findings of the neuropathologic spectrum of disease referable to the nervus intermedius and its branches: the greater superficial petrosal nerve, the chorda tympani, and the sensory auricular branch.
Keywords: CN = cranial nerve; CN VII = facial nerve; CN VIII = vestibulocochlear nerve; CPA = cerebellopontine angle; GSPN = greater superficial petrosal nerve; IAC = internal auditory canal; NI = nervus intermedius; NIN = nervus intermedius neuralgia; NVC = neurovascular compression; PPG = pterygopalatine ganglion; TN = trigeminal neuralgia; bFFE = balanced fast-field echo
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: October 1, 2019
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