cranial nerves

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cranial nerves

Twelve pairs of nerves linking the underside of the brain with parts of the head, neck, and thorax. Some feed sensations from the eyes, nose, and ears to the brain.
Translations

cra·ni·al nerves

n. nervios craneales, cada uno de los doce pares de nervios que salen de la región inferior del cerebro.
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Jannetta is credited with developing the MVD technique, which is now generally considered the surgical standard of care for a host of debilitating cranial nerve diseases, including trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, vertigo, Meniere's disease and spasmodic torticollis.
Jannetta for an unrelated right-sided cranial nerve disease, arterial compression of the right anterolateral medulla oblongata was documented in every single case (Stroke 1999:30:1707-10).