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accessory nerve disease (DOID:339)
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Diseases of the eleventh cranial (spinal accessory) nerve. This nerve originates from motor neurons in the lower medulla (accessory portion of nerve) and upper spinal cord (spinal portion of nerve). The two components of the nerve join and exit the skull via the jugular foramen, innervating the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles, which become weak or paralyzed if the nerve is injured. The nerve is commonly involved in MOTOR NEURON DISEASE, and may be injured by trauma to the posterior triangle of the neck.
Cranial Nerve Injuries +   
cranial nerve neoplasm +   
cranial nerve palsy +  
Cranial Nerves, Congenital Paresis of 
Cranial Nerves, Recurrent Paresis of 
facial nerve disease +   
glossopharyngeal motor neuropathy 
glossopharyngeal nerve disease +   
Glossopharyngeal Nerve Injuries 
glossopharyngeal nerve paralysis 
glossopharyngeal neuralgia 
hypoglossal nerve disease +   
jaw-winking syndrome 
multiple cranial nerve palsy 
ocular motility disease +   
olfactory nerve disease +   
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine 
optic nerve disease +   
third cranial nerve disease +   
trigeminal nerve disease +   
trochlear nerve disease +  
Vagus nerve disease +   
vestibulocochlear nerve disease +   

Exact Synonyms: Cranial Nerve Eleven Diseases ;   Cranial Nerve Eleven Disorders ;   Cranial Nerve XI Diseases ;   Eleventh Cranial Nerve Disease ;   Eleventh nerve disorder ;   Spinal Accessory Nerve Diseases ;   accessory nerve diseases ;   disorder of 11th nerve ;   disorder of accessory [11th] nerve ;   disorder of accessory nerve
Primary IDs: MESH:D020436 ;   RDO:0007413
Xrefs: ICD9CM:352.4 ;   NCI:C26953
Definition Sources: MESH:D020436

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