Wisdom tooth extraction causing lingual nerve and styloglossus muscle damage: a mimic of multiple cranial nerve palsies

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Carr, A. S. ; Evans, M. ; Shah, S. ; Catania, S. ; Warren, J. D. ; Gleeson, M. J. ; Reilly, M. M. (2017)
  • Subject: NEUROANATOMY, ORAL MEDICINE, TRIGEMINAL NERVE
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

The combination of tongue hemianaesthesia, dysgeusia, dysarthria and dysphagia suggests the involvement of multiple cranial nerves. We present a case with sudden onset of these symptoms immediately following wisdom tooth extraction and highlight the clinical features th... View more
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