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CNXII (Hypoglossal Nerve)
Aparna Singhal, MD; H. Ric Harnsberger, MD
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Hypoglossal nerve: CNXII
  • Synonyms

    • 12th cranial nerve
  • Definitions

    • Motor nerve supplying intrinsic and extrinsic tongue muscles

IMAGING ANATOMY

  • Overview

    • Intraaxial Segment

      • Cisternal Segment

        • Skull Base Segment

          • Extracranial Segment

            ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

            • Imaging Recommendations

              • Imaging Sweet Spots

                • Imaging Pitfalls

                  CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                  • Clinical Importance

                    Related Anatomy
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                    References
                    Tables

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                    TERMINOLOGY

                    • Abbreviations

                      • Hypoglossal nerve: CNXII
                    • Synonyms

                      • 12th cranial nerve
                    • Definitions

                      • Motor nerve supplying intrinsic and extrinsic tongue muscles

                    IMAGING ANATOMY

                    • Overview

                      • Intraaxial Segment

                        • Cisternal Segment

                          • Skull Base Segment

                            • Extracranial Segment

                              ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                • Imaging Sweet Spots

                                  • Imaging Pitfalls

                                    CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                                    • Clinical Importance