Facial Nerve Anatomy And Pathology


(FACR), Professor Emeritus of Neuroradiolgoy University of California, San Diego, University of Illinois at Chicago



Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this presentation participants
will be able to:

Understand the CT and MR  imaging  anatomy of facial nerve within the temporal bone and its extracranial course within the parotid gland.
Identify the role of CT and MR imaging in the clinical management of patients with facial nerve varied pathologies.
Choose the most appropriate imaging modality and protocol in the facial nerve palsy clinical scenarios.
Review a gallery of neuroimaging cases of patients with peripheral facial nerve palsy.