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Uvular Displacement

July 28th, 2019


  • Look For

  • Displacement of the uvula to either side, and whether displacement is associated with obvious swelling or mass.
  • Causes of Uvular Displacement

  • Neurological  - isolated contralateral vagus nerve (X) lesion, bulbar palsy, pseudobulbar palsy
  • Mechanical - peritonsilar abscess
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