Rodilla del conducto facial - Geniculum canalis nervi facialis

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The geniculum of facial canal is a sharp bend in the facial canal just below the anterior wall of the petrous part of the temporal bone, near the hiatus of the canal for the greater petrosal nerve and corresponding to the location of the geniculate ganglion of the facial nerve.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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Anatomia general > Huesos; Sistema esquelético > Esqueleto axial > Cráneo > Hueso temporal > Porción petrosa > Conducto facial > Rodilla del conducto facial

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