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Cross-section of the pons showing the cochlear nuclei

Diagram of a cross-section of the pons, drawn from a specimen stained with the Kluever-Barrera method in which white matter appears blue and grey matter appears light grey. The cochlear nucleus is labelled as #1 (upper left). (Courtesy of Marshall Strother. May 11, 2011. From: Wikipedia. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 unported license.)

Associated Disorders

  • Aphasia
  • Brainstem hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Hemiparesis
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Stroke
  • Tumor