Monday, March 9, 2009

Lembut tapi Tajam

a. Describe abnormality in this picture.

The deviation of the protruded tongue to the right side (affected side)

b. What nerve is damaged?

Hypoglossal Nerve

c. State which muscles is paralyze.

Extrinsic muscle:

Styloglossus muscle
Hyoglossus muscle
Genioglossus muscle

d. State clinical feature seen in this patient.


* Tongue deviate to the ipsilateral side of injury due to unopposed action of genioglossus muscle on the normal side of tongue.

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Ibnu Shaukani on March 9, 2009 at 2:12 PM said...

ok, thanks to the mysterious missy.

kalau uvula deviate to the left, which is side of the lesion?

p/s : snang je soklan ni =P

ainaa ismail on March 9, 2009 at 4:44 PM said...

mysterious la sangat!!!

contralateral wahai azizi!


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