J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj 2012; 07(01): e26-e27
DOI: 10.1186/1749-7221-7-2
Case report
Mukherjee et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

A case with unilateral hypoglossal nerve injury in branchial cyst surgery[*]

Sudipta Kumer Mukherjee
1   Dept. of Neurosurgery-Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Hospital (SSANSH)-Khulna-Bangladesh
,
Chandra Bidhan Gowshami
2   Dept. of Cardiology-Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Hospital (SSANSH)-Khulna-Bangladesh
,
Abdus Salam
3   Dept. of Neurology-Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Hospital (SSANSH)-Khulna-Bangladesh
,
Ruhul Kuddus
3   Dept. of Neurology-Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Hospital (SSANSH)-Khulna-Bangladesh
,
Mohshin Ali Farazi
1   Dept. of Neurosurgery-Shaheed Sheikh Abu Naser Hospital (SSANSH)-Khulna-Bangladesh
,
Jahid Baksh
4   Dept. of Paediatric Surgery- Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) - Bangladesh
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Publication History

06 July 2011

01 February 2012

Publication Date:
24 September 2014 (online)

Abstract

An 11 years old boy came, with complain of mild dysarthria. Examination revealed marked hemiatrophy of left side of the tongue. Five months back he underwent ipsilateral branchial cyst operation. To our knowledge, no case was reported. After branchial cyst operation if there is any residual remnant chance of recurrence is very high.

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