Blood Supply of the Cranial Nerves

Philipp Hendrix, Christoph J. Griessenauer, Paul Foreman, Mohammadali M. Shoja, R. Shane Tubbs

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The cranial nerves receive their arterial supply from an intricate network of tributaries derived from the external carotid, internal carotid, and vertebrobasilar territories. This chapter provides a comprehensive review of the arterial supply of the cranial nerves.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHistory, Embryology, Anatomy, Imaging, and Diagnostics
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9780124104471
ISBN (Print)9780124103900
StatePublished - Apr 23 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Arterial supply
  • Blood supply
  • Cranial nerves

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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