Cerebellopontine angle

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Cerebellopontine angle
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Dissection showing the projection fibers of the cerebellum
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Human brain midsagittal view
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Latin Angulus pontocerebellaris
Identifiers
TA A14.1.05.004
FMA 84358
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

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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