Aberrant anatomy of the hypoglossal nerve
The Journal of Laryngology & Otology, 05/16/2012
Islam S et al. – As far as the authors can ascertain, this is the first report of an aberrant branch of the hypoglossal nerve. Although this variant would appear to be extremely rare, surgeons must consider all variations of this nerve during head and neck procedures, in order to minimise iatrogenic complications.