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A Case With Unilateral Hypoglossal Nerve Injury in Branchial Cyst Surgery

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A Case With Unilateral Hypoglossal Nerve Injury in Branchial Cyst Surgery

Sudipta Kumer Mukherjee et al. J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj.

Abstract

An 11 years old boy came, with complain of mild dysarthria. Examination revealed marked hemiatrophy of left side of the tongue. Five months back he underwent ipsilateral branchial cyst operation. To our knowledge, no case was reported. After branchial cyst operation if there is any residual remnant chance of recurrence is very high.

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Show marked hemiatrophy of tongue after injury of hypoglossal nerve.

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