Transient hypoglossal nerve palsy after transoralintubation for general anesthesia
Hypoglossal nerve palsy induces palsy in the ipsilateral lingual muscles, resulting in tongue deviation and articulation disorder. It is a rare condition that may stem from a variety of causes. Therefore, it is important to consider the possible causes of hypoglossal nerve palsy related to surgery or anesthesia, including intubation, the surgical positions, and mask ventilation during recovery.
How to cite this:Choi YJ, Lee JH, Shin YD. Transient hypoglossal nerve palsy after transoral intubation for general anesthesia. Pak J Med Sci. 2017;33(3):764-766. doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.333.11662
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