Cranial Nerves VII To VIII

Robert W. Evers1, David M. Yousem1

1 The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
Publication Name:  Current Protocols in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Unit Number:  Unit A7.3
DOI:  10.1002/0471142719.mia0703s00
Online Posting Date:  May, 2001
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Abstract

Cranial nerves VII and VIII are easily visualized within cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in most patients and are the nerves most commonly involved with neurogenic neoplasms. The reasons for performing contrast‐enhanced scans are explained in this unit, but revolve around pathologies other than schwannomas of the nerves.

     
 
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Table of Contents

  • Basic Protocol 1: Imaging of Cranial Nerves VII to VIII
  • Alternate Protocol 1: Imaging of Cranial Nerves VII TO VIII Where Non‐Neoplastic Lesions are Suspected
  • Commentary
  • Literature Cited
  • Tables
     
 
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Materials

Basic Protocol 1: Imaging of Cranial Nerves VII to VIII

  Materials
  • Normal saline (0.9% NaCl), sterile
  • Gadolinium‐based contrast agent (e.g., Magnevist, Omniscan, or Prohance)
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Literature Cited

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