The superior laryngeal nerve is a branch of the vagus nerveit arises from the middle of the inferior ganglion of vagus nerve and in its course receives a branch from the superior cervical ganglion of the sympathetic nervous system the cricothyroid muscles are innervated by the superior laryngeal nerve all other intrinsic laryngeal muscles are innervated by the recurrent laryngeal nerve. The right recurrent laryngeal nerve divides from the main vagus nerve at the level of the right subclavian artery to enter the superior mediastinum the right recurrent laryngeal nerve then dips posteriorly around the subclavian artery to ascend in the groove between the esophagus and trachea. Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis can involve the left recurrent laryngeal neve the right recurrent laryngeal nerve or boththe left recurrent laryngeal nerve is more susceptible to injury than the right nerve being more superficial and longer running from the chest up through the neck. The recurrent and superior laryngeal nerves will be of great value to otolaryngologists and general surgeons endocrine surgeons fellows in endocrine head and neck surgery general surgery and otolaryngology residents. Mainly by the branches of the vagus nerve superior laryngeal nerve and recurrent laryngeal nerve superior laryngeal nerve external and internal branch internal branch has sensory
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