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Jagan Dewan Gupta

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Trigeminal Neuralgia

Preliminary Diagnosis: Trigeminal neuralgia I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis Contrast MR of the brain according to trigeminal protocol with thin axial cuts II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of trigeminal neuralgia. Advantages Able to exquisitely detail the trigeminal nerves from the root entry zone distally through…

Bell's Palsy

Preliminary Diagnosis: Bell's Palsy I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? MRI of the brain with contrast, 7th cranial nerve protocol II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of Bell's palsy. Advantages Can define and characterize the 7th cranial nerve from the brainstem throught the parotid in all three…