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Few Useful Websites related to Cranial Nerves

1. Cranial Nuclei and Nerves at http://w3.uokhsc.edu/human_physiology/cranial 20nerves/cranial 20nerves is a site crafted by Kennon M. Garrett from the University of Oklahoma. The pathological specimens of cranial nerves nuclei and nerve tracts are all featured here. A summary of the cranial nerves is also available at http://w3.uokhsc.edu/human_physiology/cranial%20nerves/CNsummary.html

2. The Cranial Nerves CAL Package
at http://www.teaching-biomed.man.ac.uk/resources/wwwcal/cranial_nerves/ is a site that deals with the Cranial Nerves comprehensively. The site hosted from University of Manchester has multiple sections that comprises functions, cranial nerve route maps, sensory nerves, motor nerves, mixed nerves, cranial nerve nuclei, positions of the ganglia and cranial nerve diseases. The site is catered to help students as a supplementary learning tool.

Nerfs crâniens is an exposition of Cranial Nerves in French from http://www.anatomie-humaine.com/nc/menu-nc.html. Authored by Bertrand Boutillier and Pr. Gérard Outrequin the site has both "Textes et illustrations" of all the 12 Cranial Nerves.

4. Brainstem Nuclei of the Cranial Nerves is a valuable webpage featured at http://thalamus.wustl.edu/course/brstem.html. The site has written material well illustrated with stained specimens. The cranial nerves that originate in the brainstem are discussed with material on nerves that innervate the eye muscles, trigeminal nerve, facial nerve, taste, hearing and balance, glossopharyngeal nerve, salivation, various and sundry nuclei of the vagus, spinal accessory nerve and hypoglossal nerve.

Trigeminal Nerve Anatomy at http://www.medinfo.ufl.edu/year1/trigem/home.html is a feature specifically focusing on the 5the cranial nerve. Created for fellow students of anatomy by Jeremy S. Melker, at University of Florida, Gainesville, US, the material is divided into section such as Section, Study, Anatomy. Text, reviews and so on. The anatomy images have features on V1 & V2 - superficial dissection, V1 & V2 - anterior view, V1, V2, & V3 - trigeminal ganglion, V1 - detail

6. The Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education from the Florida State University College of Medicine is an educative web resource popularly referred as "WebPath" that covers nearly 2000 images along with text, tutorials, for self-assessment. One such area that focuses on gross findings with labelled images of pathological specimen of cranial nerves and brain is available at http://www.medlib.med.utah.edu/WebPath/HISTHTML/NEURANAT/CNS324A.html.

From the Karolinska Institute Library, Stockholm, Sweden, an useful set of links titled Cranial Nerve Diseases is available at http://www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/c10.292.html. The links are subset of a larger repository of neurology related material titled Nervous System Diseases, available at http://www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/c10.html.

8. Family Practice Notebook is authored by Scott Moses from Minnesota. Intended to aid primary care providers the book has educative material on a wide variety of topics. One such topic is Cranial Nerve which is featured in from Family Practice Notebook is accessible at http://www.fpnotebook.com/NEUCh4.htm.

The 2nd Edition of John Hopkins Atlas of Human Functional Anatomy is authored by Melvin H. Epstein, and Donlin M. Long. There is a section on cranial nerves accessible at http://www.albany.net/~tjc/23-00.html. Besides this, other important topics such as Gross Anatomy, Ventricles , Functional Anatomy, Blood Supply and CerebroSpinal Fluid is covered.

From the University of Idaho, the Med Science Nervous System Course focusing on Cranial Nerves is available at http://www.sci.uidaho.edu/med532/cranialnervestartpage.htm. This feature on Cranial Nerves has many illustrations and the graphical sections featured includes overview, outlines and summary


Cranial Nerve Review is available at Featured in this site are Cranial Nerve Review Tables, Diagrams, and Exercises which requires Java and Shockwave. The Cranial Nerves - Anatomy at http://www.sun.ac.za/anatpath/neuro_path/cranns/cnerves.html is an educative feature created by G Stuart Rutherfoord. One can place cursor over underlined link to see position of cranial nerve as it enters skull.

A comprehensive text material on Cranial Nerves and Nuclei is posted at http://www.geocities.com/medinotes/cranial_nn_and_nuclei_2.htm. A website specifically dealing with the association between Cranial Nerve and Neuropathy is on hand at http://www.neuro.wustl.edu/neuromuscular/nanatomy/cn.html.

Cranial Nerves - A Head Case authored by Jeffrey Caplan, is offered at http://www.can-do.com/uci/ssi2001/cranial.html; the material has links to Cranial Nerves: Review Info at http://www.gwc.maricopa.edu/class/bio201/cn/cranial.htm .


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