32. Which of the following statements about the trochlear nerve is FALSE? A. It travels through the superior orbital fissure. B. It is purely motor. C. It innervates the inferior oblique. D. If injured the patient may have double vision (diplopia). E. To test it you ask the patient to look inward (adduct the eye) and then downward (depress the eye).
COPYRIGHT –DO NOT SHARE, DUPLICATE, DISTRIBUTE OR POST Page 1233. Before performing a root canal on a patient’s right lower (mandibular) molar, the dentist needs to inject an anesthetic agent near the nerve that innervates the lower teeth. What nerve is this? 34. Which muscles retract the tongue? 35. Where is the hiatus semilunaris? 36. Which of the following arteries does NOT contribute to Kiesselbach’s plexus?A. lingual B. facial C. ophthalmic D. maxillary 37. While shadowing a physician you are introduced to a patient with a tumor that is compressing all of the cranial nerves that exit the skull through the jugular foramen. Which of the following is a symptom that the patient would NOT be likely to experience?
Page 1338. A patient experiences excruciating pain over the right lateral aspect of the nose, cheek and upper lip, and is diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia. What branch of the trigeminal nerve is involved? 39. In Clinical Case 2, Mary Huber has an MRI that shows a benign growth in a cranial nerve on the right side. Over time, if the growth completely blocks the function of the nerve (but not any other nerve), what problem or problems would you expect her to have? 40. In Clinical Case 2, Mary Huber develops Bell’s Palsyon the right side after her surgery to remove the benign growth. Given that her surgery was intracranial (inside the skull), what other problem or problems would you expect her to have? A. abnormal taste from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue on the right B. abnormal general sensation from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue on the right C. abnormal general sensation and taste from the posterior third of the tongue on the right D. an increased heart rate and difficulty with gastrointestinal peristalsis E. inability to abduct the right eye
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