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Few Useful Websites related to Facial Nerve

1. Henry Gray Anatomy of the Human Body along with its complete text and illustrations is available online. The Facial nerve sections is located in the path "Anatomy of the Human Body > IX. Neurology > 5g. The Facial Nerve" accessible at
http://www.bartleby.com/107/202.html .

2. The Facial nerve and the Muscles of facial expression at
http://anatome.ncl.ac.uk/tutorials/facial/ is apart of Cyber Anatomy Tutorials. Written by Donal Shanahan PhD, from the Anatomy & Clinical Skills Centre, Medical School, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England the material is an illustrative exposition on the Facial nerve.

Cranial Nerve VII - Facial Nerve from the Yale University of School of Medicine is presented at http://info.med.yale.edu/caim/cnerves/cn7/cn7_1.html. The contents of chapter include the components such as Branchial motor, Visceral motor, Special sensory, General sensory and a separate section is available on Peripheral lesions.

4. Facial Nerve Anatomy is a comprehensive review hosted by eMedicine on the seventh Cranial Nerve. Authored by Daphne A Bascom and Barry M Schaitkin, MD, from the Department of Otolaryngology University of Oregon Health Sciences University and University of Pittsburgh, the material is accessible at http://www.emedicine.com/ent/topic8.htm. The contents include Overview, Central Connections, Cerebellopontine Angle and Internal Auditory Canal, Intratemporal and Extratemporal course, Vascular Supply of the Facial Nerve.

From the Bobby R. Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine is a review titled Facial Paralysis. This review features anatomy of the 7th cranial nerve, pathophysiology of the facial nerve, differential diagnosis of peripheral facial paralysis, evaluation and management of facial paralysis. The material, an integral part of Core Curriculum Syllabus is on hand at http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/oto/studs/face.html

6. Facial Nerve Paralysis is a comprehensive review of an important entity. Sourced from the Dept. of Otolaryngology, UTMB, and featured as one of the important topics in Grand Rounds, the material is available at http://www.utmb.edu/otoref/Grnds/face961.htm compiled under the supervision of Francis B. Quinn, Jr., M.D.

Facial Nerve (VII) Disorders is a material compiled on Anatomy, Bell's palsy and the Differential diagnosis. The material is sourced from http://www.neuro.wustl.edu/neuromuscular/nanatomy/vii.htm. A separate section on the diagrammatic representation is available at http://www.neuro.wustl.edu/neuromuscular/pathol/diagrams/viianat.htm .

8. VII : nerf facial is an illustrative review of the seventh Cranial Nerve presented at http://www.anatomie-humaine.com/nc/sept/sept.html. The "Textes et Illustrations" are of high quality and offers an insight into this important cranial nerve.

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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