[Hypoglossal nerve paralysis after endonasal paranasal sinus operation in intubation narcosis].


BACKGROUND In the literature the possibility of a pressure trauma to the hypoglossal nerve between the root of the tongue and the ligamentum stylohyoideum is discussed. A recent in vivo study examined the effects of forced reclination of the head on the nerve. PATIENT A left sided hypoglossal nerve paralysis occurred in a patient after an endoscopically… (More)