Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- 201

A 28 year-old man has a minor injury as a result of motor car accident. He complains of severe pain due to a scratch on his scalp across the front hairline.

Which of these nerves is responsible for this pain?

A-Trigeminal nerve

B-Facial nerve

C-Vagus nerve

D-Oculomotor nerve

E-Orbital nerve


The anterior scalp at this area is innervated by the ophthalmic branch of trigeminal nerve.

The correct answer is A

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