laryngeal nerve


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laryngeal nerve

Any of the sympathetic nerves from the superior cervical ganglion that join the superior laryngeal nerve to innervate the larynx and epiglottis.
See also: nerve
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Postoperative complications like four% permanent recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy, nine% hematoma requiring surgical revision, and three% definitive hypocalcaemia.
Table-I: Relation of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve with Inferior Thyroid Artery on two sides N= 100
Aberrant branch of the superior laryngeal nerve passing through the thyroid foramen: a macroscopical study.
(7) The third pouch sinus then courses superiorly through the thyrohyoid membrane cranial to the superior laryngeal nerve, posterior to the carotid vessels, and deep to the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Isolated bilateral paralysis of the hypoglossal and recurrent laryngeal nerves (bilateral tapia's syndrome) after transoral intubation for general anesthesia.
The identification of recurrent laryngeal nerve by injection of blue dye into the inferior thyroid artery in elusive locations.
These contributions are recognized in Omnia Opera, published in Venice in 1541, which depicts him performing a brilliant demonstration, cutting the recurrent laryngeal nerve in a pig, emphasizing its anatomical and functional importance, because when conducting the vivisection of this animal he noticed that the animal ceased to make noise when this nerve was pinched.
Vocal cord paresis results from injury to the ipsilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve, a branch of the vagus, at any point along its course, with resulting dysphonia.
Flexible nasolaryngoscopy showed normal vocal cord movement, suggesting no invasion into the recurrent laryngeal nerve. Laboratory results showed markedly elevated levels of calcium at 3.3 mmol/L, PTH at 271 (1.4-7.6) pmol/L, alkaline phosphatase (ALP) at 446 (40-150) U/L, and phosphate of 1.06 (0.8-1.4) mmol/L.
The recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) is the most important structure for postoperative complications of thyroid surgery.
UES is innervated by the pharyngeal plexus and the recurrent laryngeal nerve (5).
Advantages of recurrent laryngeal nerve identification in thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy and the importance of preoperative and postoperative laryngoscopic examination in more than 1000 nerves at risk.