Handout: How Damage to the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerves Affects Swallowing and Voice
This handout provides a visual depicting the unique pathway of the recurrent laryngeal nerves from the brainstem, around the heart, and up to the larynx. The handout describes the purpose of cranial nerves as well as the specific functions of the vagus nerve and recurrent laryngeal nerves. The handout features a list of symptoms that patients may experience with damage to these nerves.
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Tech specs: Digital download. 1 page. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 3.6 MB.