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Cranial Nerve V
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Trigeminal Nerve

Introduction

  • Examination includes sensory testing of facial dermatomes, jaw and corneal reflexes, and motor assessment of the masseter and temporalis muscles

Tests to be performed

  • Sensory, motor and reflex testing

Expected findings

  • Normal discrimination of sensation, normal reflexes, and symmetric/normal muscle function and tone

Equipment

  • Sensory (neurological) reflex hammer
  • Test tubes (2) for hot/cold sensory testing



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Section: Cranial Nerve V
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