Anatomic landmarks of the glossopharyngeal nerve: a microsurgical anatomic study.


Ozveren M., Ture U., Ozek M. , Pamir M. N.

Neurosurgery, vol.52, no.6, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Compared with other lower cranial nerves, the glossopharyngeal nerve (GPhN) is well hidden within the jugular foramen, at the infratemporal fossa, and in the study aim's to disclose the course of the GPhN and point deep layer of the neck. This. out landmarks to aid in its exposure.