Cerebellopontine angle

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Brain: Cerebellopontine angle
Dissection showing the projection fibers of the cerebellum
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Human brain midsagittal view
Latin Angulus pontocerebellaris

The cerebellopontine angle is a structure at the margin of the cerebellum and pons.

contents :

1- facial N. (CN VII)

2- vestibulocochlear (CN VIII)

3- flocculus of the cerebellum

4- lateral recess of the 4th ventricle

It is where vestibular schwannomas are usually found.

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