vestibulocochlear nerve


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Related to vestibulocochlear nerve: glossopharyngeal nerve, accessory nerve, hypoglossal nerve, vagus nerve
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Synonyms for vestibulocochlear nerve

a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea

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Intense enhancement of the facial and vestibulocochlear nerves can be seen in the IAC (Figure 14).
The cranial nerve most commonly affected was the abducens nerve, followed by the vestibulocochlear nerve and the trigeminal nerve.
LOSS of hearing may be caused by an acoustic neuroma - a benign brain tumour that grows around the vestibulocochlear nerve in the head, which controls hearing and balance.
The tumor had grossly invaded the facial nerve at the second genu, as well as the vestibulocochlear nerve at the cerebellopontine angle.
Vestibular schwannomas arise from Schwann cells on branches of the vestibulocochlear nerve, most commonly the superior vestibular nerve.