Home / Endodontics / FACIAL NERVE


  • Introduction
  • Embryology
  • Derivatives of the second arch
  • Functional Components
  • Nuclei & Their Distribution
  • Course & Relations
  • Branches & Their Distribution
  • Ganglions associated with facial nerve
  • Surface Marking
  • Clinical Anatomy
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
  • By the third week of gestation, the fascioacoustic primordium gives rise to cranial nerves VII and VIII.
  • During the fourth week, the chorda tympani can be discerned from the main branch.
  • The former courses ventrally into the first branchial arch and terminates near a branch of the trigeminal nerve that eventually becomes the lingual nerve.


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