Superior laryngeal nerve injury: effects, clinical findings, prognosis, and management options.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW The superior laryngeal nerve (SLN) provides motor innervation to the cricothyroid muscle. However, the functions of this muscle and the anatomic variations of the nerve that supplies it are not fully understood. SLN paresis and paralysis (SLNp) is difficult to diagnose because of a lack of consistent laryngeal findings, and its effects on… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MOO.0000000000000097

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