The oculomotor nerves exit the midbrain from the medial aspect of the cerebral peduncles and travels through the interpeduncular cistern. The 3rd nerve then passes through the "crotch" formed by the superior cerebellar artery and the posterior cerebral artery, at the end of the basilar artery.
Multiple cranial neuropathies :: Original Source: Derek Smith Submitted by: Derek Smith - Affiliation: Uniformed Services University
Approved By: James G. Smirniotopoulos, M.D. - Affiliation: Uniformed Services University
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