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Flashcards in Review of Brainstem and Cranial Nerves Deck (9):
1

The lower midbrain has a major crossing of white-matter bands: ____________.

the crossing of the superior cerebellar peduncles

2

Dr. Ojemann: "I would know this section."

lower pons and lower-mid medulla

3

The anterior tips of the upper medulla are the __________.

middle cerebellar peduncle

4

The optic fundus is the _____________.

disc, macula, and vasculature

5

The oculomotor nerve passes _________ to the red nucleus.

lateral

6

The superior oblique is a partial ____________.

depressor (hence those with CN III palsy have a DOWN and out movement of the eye)

7

How do MLF lesions present?

Convergence is ok, but the affected eye does is not able to look to the contralateral side

8

The only example of a sensory neuron in the spinal cord (that is not pain) is the _____________.

mesencephalic nucleus (stretch reflex of the jaw)

9

CN V pierces the _______________.

MCP

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