Abducens Nerve (CN VI)

by Darren Salmi, MD, MS

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    00:01 Cranial nerve VI is going to have its nuclei in the pons.

    00:05 And it's actually going to go inside the cavernous sinus on its way to the superior orbital fissure and then go through the common tendinous ring to innervate the lateral rectus muscle.

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    The lecture Abducens Nerve (CN VI) by Darren Salmi, MD, MS is from the course Neurovasculature of the Head.

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    1. Pons
    2. Medulla
    3. Hindbrain
    4. Forebrain
    5. Cerebellum
    1. Lateral rectus
    2. Medial rectus
    3. Inferior rectus
    4. Superior rectus
    5. Superior oblique

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     Darren Salmi, MD, MS

    Darren Salmi, MD, MS

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