CN V- Trigeminal nerve - Sensory

The trigeminal nerve is a nerve responsible for sensation in the face and certain motor functions such as biting and chewing. The activity allows the user to feel touch or pain on the face. The system will display patient's face, a menu containing image of item (like cotton balls or toothpick) to test the sense of feel.

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Simulation Type

Condition, Using interactive animation

Gender Specific

Common graphics, Separate Audio Feedback

Condition Simulated


     Trigeminal neuralgia

     Trigeminal neuralgia Type 2 (TN2)


     Drag the cotton ball or toothpick  to the patient’s face

     Touch any three places on each side of the face like on the forehead, on the cheek, and around the jawline (ophthalmic, maxillary and mandibular) using the item selected.

     The patient’s senses can be denoted by red and green dots. (If the patient has the sensation to the touch or pain the particular area will marked by a green dot else marked as red.)

     Audio response of the patient is also provided.