Trigeminal Nerve Diseases
"Trigeminal Nerve Diseases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Diseases of the trigeminal nerve or its nuclei, which are located in the pons and medulla. The nerve is composed of three divisions: ophthalmic, maxillary, and mandibular, which provide sensory innervation to structures of the face, sinuses, and portions of the cranial vault. The mandibular nerve also innervates muscles of mastication. Clinical features include loss of facial and intra-oral sensation and weakness of jaw closure. Common conditions affecting the nerve include brain stem ischemia, INFRATENTORIAL NEOPLASMS, and TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA.
|Trigeminal Nerve Diseases
- Trigeminal Nerve Diseases
- Trigeminal Nerve Disease
- Trigeminal Neuropathy
- Neuropathies, Trigeminal
- Neuropathy, Trigeminal
- Trigeminal Neuropathies
- Trigeminal Nerve Disorders
- Trigeminal Nerve Disorder
- Cranial Nerve V Diseases
- Fifth Cranial Nerve Diseases
Trigeminal Neuropathy, Idiopathic
- Trigeminal Neuropathy, Idiopathic
- Idiopathic Trigeminal Neuropathies
- Idiopathic Trigeminal Neuropathy
- Neuropathies, Idiopathic Trigeminal
- Neuropathy, Idiopathic Trigeminal
- Trigeminal Neuropathies, Idiopathic
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