Instant Anatomy - Head and Neck - Nerves - Cranial - XII (Hypoglossal)
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
The Cranial Nerves (Organization of the Central Nervous System) Part 1
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!
Inspire Hypoglossal Nerve and Upper Airway Stimulator for Sleep Apnea
Cranial+Nerves | Rishabh Tiwari's Blog: Cranial Nerves Mnemonic
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)
A recent study showed that the use of a pacemaker on the hypoglossal nerve in the neck effectively treated people with moderate to severe sleep apnea.
throat muscles | Nerve Supply: hypoglossal nerve REMINDER I MUST ASK ABOUT THIS
Hypoglossal Nerve (CNXII) damage