Flashcards in 7 - Head & Neck - Cranial Nerves 2 Deck (35)
Which cranial nerve crosses the internal and external carotid arteries in the neck?
CN XII Hypoglossal
How is the hypoglossal nerve tested?
- Inspection of tongue
- Movement of tongue
If a hypoglossal nerve is damaged, will the tongue deviate towards or away from the side of the lesion?
Towards the side of the lesion
What is an acoustic neuroma?
A benign tumour around CN VIII