Imaging Spectrum of Facial Nerve Lesions

Academic Article


  • The facial nerve is affected by a wide variety of pathologies, including congenital, traumatic, inflammatory, and neoplastic conditions. Imaging plays a vital role in the diagnosis of these pathologies. The facial nerve has a complex anatomy and course. A strong grasp of normal facial nerve anatomy is essential for the radiologist to maintain a high level of diagnostic sensitivity. This article details the normal imaging anatomy of the facial nerve and the imaging features of common facial nerve pathologies.
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    Author List

  • Singh AK; Bathla G; Altmeyer W; Tiwari R; Valencia MP; Bazan C; Tantiwongkosi B
  • Start Page

  • 60
  • End Page

  • 75
  • Volume

  • 44
  • Issue

  • 1