Trigeminal nerve

This page describes the path of the trigeminal nerve with brain MRI (axial, coronal and sagittal T1- and T2- weighted images).

Image 1. Brain MRI, axial T1-weighted image.1, Pons. 2, Basilar artery. 3, Prepontine cistern. 4, Trigeminal ganglion/Meckel cave. 5, Cerebellar hemisphere. 6, Fourth ventricle. Arrow, Trigeminal nerve (V).

  • Image 1. Brain MRI, axial T1-weighted image.1, Pons. 2, Basilar artery. 3, Prepontine cistern. 4, Trigeminal ganglion/Meckel cave. 5, Cerebellar hemisphere. 6, Fourth ventricle. Arrow, Trigeminal nerve (V).

  • Image 2. Brain MRI, sagittal T1-weighted image.1, Lateral ventricle. 2, Tentorium cerebelli . 3, Occipital pole. 4, Cerebellar hemisphere. Arrow, Trigeminal nerve (V).

  • Image 3. Brain MRI, coronal T1-weighted image.1, Third ventricle. 2, Interpeduncular cistern. 3, Pons. 4, Medulla. Arrow, Trigeminal nerve (V).

  • Image 4. Brain MRI, coronal T1-weighted image.1, Third ventricle. 2, Insula. 3, Superior temporal gyrus. 4, Temporal horn of the lateral ventricle. Arrow, Trigeminal nerve (V).

  • Image 5. Brain MRI, coronal T1-weighted image.1, Third ventricle. 2, Lateral sulcus. 3, Superior temporal gyrus. 4, Middle temporal gyrus. Arrow, Trigeminal nerve (V).

  • Image 6. Brain MRI, coronal T1-weighted image.1, Superior temporal gyrus. 2, Middle temporal gyrus. 3, Inferior temporal gyrus. 4, Temporal horn of the lateral ventricle. Arrow, Trigeminal nerve (V).

  • Image 7. Brain MRI, coronal T2-weighted image.1, Third ventricle. 2, Interpeduncular cistern. 3, Pons. 4, Medulla. 5, Internal auditory canal. 6, Cochlea. Arrow, Trigeminal nerve (V).

  • Image 8. Brain MRI, coronal T2-weighted image.1, Pons. 2, parahippocampal gyrus. 3, Hippocampus. Arrow, Trigeminal nerve (V).

  • Image 9 of 9. Brain MRI, coronal T2-weighted image.1, Pons. 2, Hippocampus. 3, Temporal horn of the lateral ventricle. Arrow, Trigeminal nerve (V).

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