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16 Cards in this Set

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opening airway through the median cricothyroid ligament
opening an airway through the trachea
abnormal expansion of the laryngeal ventricle
examination of the internal larynx via mirror laryngoscope
lesion of superior laryngeal N
lesion of this N causes hoarsness, diminished cough reflex
Lesion of the recurrent Laryngeal N
lesion of this N causes hoarsness, near absence of voice, effected breathing, loss of cough reflex.
Cancer of the Larynx
this causes hoarsness, swollen lymph nodes, and earache.
Lesion of CN XII
When a pt is asked to stick out their tongue, which side is lesioned? Why the deviation?
Middle meningeal hemmorhage
Blow to temproal fossa that lacerates the middle meningeal A at the pterion
Mandibular N block
Apply extraoral injection at the mandibular notch, this anesthetizes the entire distribution of the CNV3, careful with the partotid gland and facial N
Inferior Alveolar N. Block
Intraoral injection near the mandibular foramen (palpate for the lingula)
Anterior TMJ dislocation
opening the jaw too wide, large bites, yawning, with excessive lateral pterygoid contraction
Lateral TMJ dislocation
blows to the side of the head causes this
Posterior TMJ dislocation
this is a rare disorder associated with a broken mandible due o lateral tempromandibular ligament, dislocation, could endanger the CNVII and auriculotemporal N.
Auriculotemporal N damage w/ligament damage
can contribute to TMJ laxity
lesion to CNV3
weakened/paralyzed MM of mastication, anesthetized cutaneous sensation fo mandible. Presents w/ atrophy of masseter temporalis/deviation to weak side (ipsilateral) when opening jaw