Trochlear

Some articles on trochlear:

Trochlear Process
... The trochlear process ( peroneal trochlea, or peroneal tubercle, or fibular trochlea of calcaneus) is an elevated ridge, or tubercle, or projection from the lateral side of ... The trochlear process varies much in size in different bones ...
Patellar Dislocation - Symptoms and Signs - Forces
... patellar dislocation can occur is when the trochlear groove that has been completely flattened is defined as trochlear dysplasia ... Not having a groove because the trochlear bone has flattened out can cause the patella to slide because nothing is holding the patella in place ...
Excyclotorsion - Pathophysiology
... when a patient has a cranial nerve IV (trochlear nerve) palsy ... The trochlear nerve supplies the superior oblique muscle, and when this muscle is non-functional (as in trochlear palsy) the eye excyclotorts i.e ...
Superior Oblique Myokymia - Causes
... Bringewald postulated that superior oblique myokymia resulted from vascular compression of the trochlear nerve (fourth cranial nerve), which controls the action of the ... there had been only one reported case of compression of the trochlear nerve by vessels ... neurovascular compression at the root exit zone of the trochlear nerve can result in superior oblique myokymia ...
Trochlear Nucleus
... The nucleus of the trochlear nerve is located in the midbrain, at the level of the inferior colliculus ... Oddly, fibers from the trochlear nucleus cross over in the midbrain at the superior medullary velum and exit posteriorly, (this is the only cranial nerve to do so) ...