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Hypoglossal Nerve

Cranial Nerves I. Olfactory II. Optic III. Oculomotor IV. Trochlear V. Trigeminal VI. Abducens VII. Facial VIII. Vestibulocochlear IX. Glossopharyngeal X. Vagus XI. Accessory XII. Hypoglossal


hypoglossal nerve lesion is TONGUE TOWARDS!! - but the upper motor fibers in the corticobulbar tract are different, if these have a lesion, the tongue goes away!

from Verywell

How Might the Inspire Airway Stimulator Improve Your Sleep Apnea?

Inspire Hypoglossal Nerve and Upper Airway Stimulator for Sleep Apnea

The tongue licks the wound is a reminder that when the hypoglossal nerve (CNXII) is damaged, the tongue deviates to the same side of a lesion to the cranial nerve. (eg, if the tongue deviates to the right, the right side of CNXII is damaged)

Postop hypoglossal nerve palsy: maybe not uncommon podcast or youtube

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from Harvard Health Blog

Follow the poodle? Alternatives to prescription sleep medications

Sleep specialists now agree that behavioral (non-drug) treatments should be the first treatment for most cases of insomnia.