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The (/ˈveɪɡəs/ vay), also called the pneumogastric nerve, is known as the tenth cranial nerve or simply CNX. The cranial nerves exist as pairs and there are twelve such pairs, however these are normally referred to in the singular. Course and distribution of the glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves.
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia affects the glossopharyngeal nerve that supplies the tongue, throat and areas around it. Sudden, severe pain in the back of the throat region is felt, which may last for few seconds to minutes, are seen in glossopharyngeal neuralgia. With proper diagnosis, appropriate treatment can be planned, or surgical treatment for glossopharyngeal neuralgia can be considered.
Fig. 1 Summary of the glossopharyngeal nerve sensory and motor pathways (Image from page 531 of Figure 12.20 from Blumenfeld: Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases, Second Edition ) *Permission to use the image has been granted by the editors