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Recurrent laryngeal nerve

The recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN), also known as the inferior laryngeal nerve, is a branch of the vagus nerve (CN X) which has a characteristic loop around the right subclavian artery on the right and the aortic arch on the left before returning up to achieve the tracheoesophageal groove and then the larynx

Summary

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 41456
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Inferior laryngeal nerve

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