Flashcards in Review of Brainstem and Cranial Nerves Deck (9):
The lower midbrain has a major crossing of white-matter bands: ____________.
the crossing of the superior cerebellar peduncles
Dr. Ojemann: "I would know this section."
lower pons and lower-mid medulla
The anterior tips of the upper medulla are the __________.
middle cerebellar peduncle
The optic fundus is the _____________.
disc, macula, and vasculature
The oculomotor nerve passes _________ to the red nucleus.
The superior oblique is a partial ____________.
depressor (hence those with CN III palsy have a DOWN and out movement of the eye)
How do MLF lesions present?
Convergence is ok, but the affected eye does is not able to look to the contralateral side
The only example of a sensory neuron in the spinal cord (that is not pain) is the _____________.
mesencephalic nucleus (stretch reflex of the jaw)