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Uvular Displacement

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Overview

    • 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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