Glossopharyngeal nerve

This page describes the path of the glossopharyngeal nerve with brain MRI (axial T1 and T2 weighted images).

Brain MRI, axial T1-weighted image. Image 1.
1, Jugular foramen. 2, Cerebellomedullary cistern. 3, Clivus. Arrow, Glossopharyngeal nerve (IX).

  • Brain MRI, axial T1-weighted image. Image 1.
    1, Jugular foramen. 2, Cerebellomedullary cistern. 3, Clivus. Arrow, Glossopharyngeal nerve (IX).

  • Brain MRI, axial T2-weighted image. Image 2 of 2.
    1, Medullary olive. 2, Medullary pyramid. 3, Vertebral artery. 4, Jugular foramen. Arrow, Glossopharyngeal nerve (IX).

Bibliographie:

• Harnsberger HR, Osborn AG, Ross JS, Moore KR, Salzman KL, Carrasco CR, Halmiton BE, Davidson HC, Wiggins RH. Diagnostic and Surgical Imaging Anatomy: Brain, Head and Neck, Spine. 3rd ed. Salt Lake City, Utah. Amirsys. 2007.

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