glossopharyngeal nerve

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Synonyms for glossopharyngeal nerve

sensory nerve to the pharynx and back of the tongue

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Destructive surgical interventions for GPN, including intracranial sectioning of the glossopharyngeal nerve, are associated with dysphasia.
Right palsy of the glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX), vagal nerve (CN X), and hypoglossal nerve (CN XII) led to difficulty swallowing.
The palatoglossal flap provides necessary protection of those structures located within and just beyond the parapharyngeal fat, most importantly including the glossopharyngeal nerve and carotid artery.
Two studies described PRF application to the trigeminal ganglion (7,25), two to the sphenopalatine ganglion (15,26) and one each to the intervertebral disc (16), sacroiliac joint (10) and glossopharyngeal nerve (27).
10) Taste recovery may also occur because of compensation from other nerves, with the glossopharyngeal nerve maintaining constancy across areas of lost chorda tympani innervations.
Autonomic dysfunction, in particular, the glossopharyngeal nerve which is the primary afferent neural pathway of the carotid body, could have caused a reduced ventilatory response to carbon dioxide and hypoxia.
When she was supine, the pressure on the medulla was relieved, resulting in improved glossopharyngeal nerve function.