accessory nerve


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Related to accessory nerve: hypoglossal nerve, cranial root of accessory nerve
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arises from two sets of roots (cranial and spinal) that unite to form the nerve

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Shoulder pain and function after neck dissection with or without preservation of the spinal accessory nerve.
Key Words: Accessory nerve palsy, trapezius muscle, stretch injury, nerve conduction, neuropathic pain
Specifically, all children in this study underwent microsurgical neurolysis of the upper plexus and bypass nerve grafting from C5 or C6 selectively into the upper-trunk divisions and the suprascapular nerve, and four underwent transfer of the spinal accessory nerve into the suprascapular nerve with a short interpositional graft.
The spinal accessory nerve has shown market improvement in head, neck, and shoulder girdle strength and symmetry.
Furthermore, other potential causes of a winged scapula such as long thoracic nerve neuropathy, accessory nerve lesion, neuralgic amyotrophy, C7 radiculopathy, and progressive muscular dystrophy were excluded by ENMG.
Duplication of internal jugular vein and relation to the spinal accessory nerve.
This subluxation pattern, known as Hatcher-Murphy Subluxation (HMS), shows manifestation or dysfunction of the tissues involving the brainstem, the vagal nerve or cranial nerve 10 and the spinal accessory nerve or cranial nerve 11.
Compressive neuropathy of long thoracic nerve and accessory nerve secondary to heavy load bearing.
Ashley was subsequently diagnosed as having a probable severed spinal accessory nerve in the area of her neck.
The spinal accessory nerve was found passing above the IJV.
Recent reports of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx would suggest that certain lymph node levels (especially level II-B) may not require dissection, thus shortening operative time and minimizing potential morbidityto the spinal accessory nerve.
The vagus nerve leaves the skull base through the jugular foramen and descends with the accessory nerve.
Hatcher-Murphy Disorder (HMD) is a manifestation or dysfunction of the tissues involving the brainstem and the spinal accessory nerve or cranial nerve 11.
29) The facial nerve is commonly employed to innervate these muscles, but the trigeminal nerve, spinal accessory nerve, and hypoglossal nerve have also been used.
We conducted a prospective study of 11 patients to (1) determine the feasibility of electrophysiologic monitoring of the spinal accessory nerve (SAN) during modified radical neck dissection, (2) determine whether a threshold increase in current is required to stimulate the SAN by comparing the amount of current on initial identification of the SAN and the amount of current after completion of the dissection prior to closure, and (3) determine whether clinical outcome measures of shoulder syndrome at 72 hours and 45 days postoperatively are affected by a threshold increase.
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