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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!


LMN Lesion of the hypoglossal nerve producing tongue deviation to the side of the lesion

from Verywell

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The Cranial Nerves (Organization of the Central Nervous System) Part 1

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)


Cranial nerves: I. OLFACTORY = smell. 2. OPTIC = vision. 3. OCULOMOTOR = pupil constriction. 4. TROCHLEAR = eye movements, (down & in). 5. TRIGEMINAL = blink reflex. 6. ABDUCENS = eye movement, (outward). 7. FACIAL = smiling. 8. ACOUSTIC = hearing & balance 9. GLOSSOPHARYNGEAL = swallowing 10. VAGUS = gagging & swallowing 11. SPINAL ACCESSORY = shoulder shrug 12. HYPOGLOSSAL = tongue movement


Cranial+Nerves | Rishabh Tiwari's Blog: Cranial Nerves Mnemonic


Postop hypoglossal nerve palsy: maybe not uncommon podcast or youtube

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator: A More Tolerable Alternative to CPAP for Obstructive Sleep Apnea