5, the trigeminal nerve pair, relays "somatosensory" information such as pressure and pain from the face and head and also from muscles used in chewing; each half of the pair works on one side of the head, and each has three branches: one to the forehead, upper eyelid and eye; another from the lower eyelid down to the nose, cheek and upper portion of the mouth; and the third to the lower lip and jaw.
What does V1 stand for?
V1 stands for Trigeminal Nerve (fifth cranial, ophthalmic division)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The prevalence of olfactory and trigeminal nerve sensitivity loss was significantly greater in the WTC-exposed group compared with a comparison group; individuals caught in the dust cloud from the collapse of the WTC exhibited the most profound trigeminal loss.
Based on the evidence of trigeminal nerve compression, the patient was scheduled for an emergency diagnostic and therapeutic (decompression) craniotomy with right Meckel cave tumor excision.
The study "nicely confirms that the trigeminal nerve is not involved in this direction sensing," says John Phillips of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.
Depending on the location of the migraine, surgery could involve removal of the corrugator muscle group, avulsion of a trigeminal nerve branch, septoplasty/turbinectomy, or removal of a segment of the semispinalis capitis muscle.
This outpatient procedure involves insertion of a hollow needle through the cheek into the trigeminal nerve where it exits from the skull (Fig 1).