vestibulocochlear 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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Congenital malformations of the inner ear and the vestibulocochlear nerve in children with sensorineural hearing loss: Evaluation with CT and MRI.
In our case, changes in eye like keratoconjunctivitis sicca or vertical nystagmus as seen in affections of vestibulocochlear nerve were not seen.
If SNHL is present, MRI is usually the preferred study as it better assesses the vestibulocochlear nerve and CNS.
sup][4] thought hearing loss due to vestibulocochlear nerve involvement seems to be unique for brucellosis and suggested electrophysiological studies (brainstem auditory-evoked potentials) should be performed more commonly to detect subclinical vestibulocochlear nerve involvement, as it may assist in pointing toward the diagnosis of neurobrucellosis.
Bacterial otitis interna can lead to meningitis with bacteria spreading through the vestibulocochlear nerve.
10) The vestibulocochlear nerve, pathway, and nuclei constitute the central vestibular system.