"Vagus Nerve Diseases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Diseases of the tenth cranial nerve, including brain stem lesions involving its nuclei (solitary, ambiguus, and dorsal motor), nerve fascicles, and intracranial and extracranial course. Clinical manifestations may include dysphagia, vocal cord weakness, and alterations of parasympathetic tone in the thorax and abdomen.
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- Vagus Nerve Diseases
- Vagus Nerve Disease
- Vagus Neuropathy
- Neuropathies, Vagus
- Neuropathy, Vagus
- Vagus Neuropathies
- Tenth Cranial Nerve Diseases
- Vagus Nerve Disorders
- Vagus Nerve Disorder
- Cranial Nerve X Diseases
- Pneumogastric Nerve Disorders
- Disorder, Pneumogastric Nerve
- Disorders, Pneumogastric Nerve
- Pneumogastric Nerve Disorder
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Vagus Nerve Diseases" by people in Profiles.
Chronic therapeutically refractory angina pectoris. Heart. 2004 Feb; 90(2):225-30.
Sarcoidosis presenting as hoarseness and dysphagia. Aust N Z J Surg. 1999 Oct; 69(10):751-3.