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A 57-year-old man has had hoarseness and difficulty ...

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submitted by beeip(66),

Inability to elevate the palate suggests damage of the vagus nerve.

F. (CN X)

atstillisafraud  I guess F is the vagus nerve. Thanks to NBME I am also training to become a mind reader. +8  
seagull  Thanks to the NBME I have crippling depression +16  
drdoom  bonus cadaver diagram via @mcl +2  




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submitted by mcl(223),

Bonus cadaver diagram, idk why this was on pinterest...........?

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yotsubato  nurses +2  




A = CN III

B = CN V

C = CN VI

D = CN VII

E = CN VIII

F = CN X





If you ever get confused with the diagram remember:

CN 1,2,3,4 - Midbrain CN 5,6,7,8 - Pons CN 9,10,11,12 - Medulla

Since only one structure in the diagram is coming out of the medulla then it has be the vagus nerve