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NBME 17 Answers

nbme17/Block 3/Question#19 (5.2 difficulty score)
A 65-year-old woman undergoes surgical repair ...
Area labeled with letter 'A'🔍

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submitted by cassdawg(557),

The description of symptoms (right blown pupil, difficulty in eye movement) coorespond with damage to the oculomotor nerve. In this section, letter A is labelling the oculomorot nerve.

Here is a diagram of the middle cranial fossa coronal section labelled. Here is another diagram.

bingcentipede  Also helps to memorize the order! It's (from top to bottom) CN III, IV, V1, V2, and then VI is next to the internal carotid (C) +