Hypoglossal nerve palsy induces palsy in the ipsilateral lingual muscles, resulting in tongue deviation and articulation disorder.
Hypoglossal nerve palsy induces palsy in the ipsilateral lingual muscles, causing tongue deviation and articulation disorder.
She also reported hearing loss in the left ear and dizziness since a swimming accident as a teenager, left-sided tongue deviation
, history of dysphagia with difficulty swallowing solids, and the sensation of "food being caught" in the throat.
Findings on the head and neck examination were normal except for tongue deviation
to the left with hemilingual atrophy (figure 1).
One previous episode of tongue deviation
to the left, for an unspecified amount of time, was noted that resulted in spontaneous resolution.
20] Less common initial features are intention tremor, facial numbness, facial spasm, facial palsy, impaired sense of taste, impaired lacrimation, dysarthria, dysphasia, tongue deviation
, and loss of consciousness.