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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 200-202

Isolated hypoglossal nerve palsy posttonsillectomy


1 Department of Ear, Nose, Throat, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria
2 Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria

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Amina Lami Okhakhu
Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/1118-8561.176589

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Hypoglossal nerve palsy posttonsillectomy is a rare complication that can occur following orotracheal intubation for general anaesthesia for surgical procedures. We present a case of hypoglossal nerve palsy occurring in a 38-year-old female medical practitioner. Possible mechanisms of this complication are discussed.


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