NEUROSURGERY, vol.52, no.6, pp.1400-1410, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
glossopharyngeal nerve, infratemporal fossa, jugular foramen, lower cranial nerves, microsurgical anatomy, vertebral artery, JUGULAR FORAMEN, MICROVASCULAR DECOMPRESSION, INFRATEMPORAL FOSSA, SURGICAL ANATOMY, POSTERIOR-FOSSA, GLOMUS TUMORS, NEURALGIA, PRESERVATION, HYPERTENSION, COMPRESSION
OBJECTIVE: Compared with other lower cranial nerves, the glossopharyngeal nerve (GPhN) is well hidden within the jugular foramen, at the infratemporal fossa, and in the study aim's to disclose the course of the GPhN and point deep layer of the neck. This. out landmarks to aid in its exposure.