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A 55-year-old woman is being examined. The clinician notices the presence of fine twitching movements beneath the surface of the tongue and wasting of one side of the tongue. This finding suggests damage to which of the following cranial nerves?
a. V
b. VII
c. IX
d. X
e. XII
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Hypoglossal nerve , CN 12
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A 55-year-old woman is being examined. The clinician notices the presence of fine twitching movements beneath the surface of the tongue and wasting of one side of the tongue. This finding suggests damage to which of the following cranial nerves?
a. V
b. VII
c. IX
d. X
e. XII
the answer is E)
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e. XII move tongue
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A 55-year-old woman is being examined. The clinician notices the presence of fine twitching movements beneath the surface of the tongue and wasting of one side of the tongue. This finding suggests damage to which of the following cranial nerves?
a. V
b. VII
c. IX
d. X
e. XII
CN XII hypoglossal n fsiculation n wasting in muscles of tongue
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