vestibular nerve


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vestibular nerve

n.
The branch of the vestibulocochlear nerve that innervates the vestibule and semicircular canals and maintains balance.
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The word "intermedius" is used because of the intermediate position of the nerve between the superior part of the vestibular nerve and the facial nerve (2).
Do we know what happens to the brain after you stimulate the vestibular nerve for thirty or forty minutes a day for a couple months?
The vestibular test can be used to investigate the function of the superior vestibular nerve (SVN) and the inferior vestibular nerve (IVN).
14) Schwannomas are benign tumors of Schwann cells of the vestibular nerve sheath.
The brainstem, sitting within the "foramen magnum of the atlas"--or C1 vertebra--directly links to all cranial nerves, including the vestibular nerve.
involving the parts of the central nervous system concerned with balance and vision) or peripheral (involving the vestibular nerve or apparatus of the inner ear)?
Vestibular Neuronitis results from viral infection of vestibular nerve, commonly superior vestibular nerve.
Another procedure, vestibular nerve section, involves cutting the vestibular nerve that connects balance and movement sensors in the inner ear to the brain.
18Acoustic neuromas are benign slow growing tumours that originate from schwann cells lining the vestibular nerves most commonly the superior vestibular nerve19 constituting the most common tumour of the cerebellopontine angle and the posterior fossa in adults but one in five cerebellopontine angle tumours are not acoustic neuroma.
However, because caloric response testing reflects the function of only the superior part of the vestibular nerve, it cannot detect cases of neuritis in only the inferior part of the nerve.
There are many causative factors which includes infections to the vestibular nerve which is most important.

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