Injury to the internal (sensory) branch of the superior laryngeal nerve during thyroidectomy is unlikely. Signs of injury are loss of sensation in the upper larynx, resulting in choking and aspiration of swallowed fluids. Injury to the external (motor) branch of the superior laryngeal nerve produces no problem of respiration, but may result in changes in… (More)
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