Neurology

Testing sternocleidomastoid (SCM) cranial nerve XI

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Testing sternocleidomastoid (SCM) cranial nerve XI-examiner asks patient to actively turn head to one side and then pushes on side of face and tries to push face back to midline, contralateral SCM activates (is seen more prominently)

Publication Date

2021

City

London, Ontario

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences

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Testing sternocleidomastoid (SCM) cranial nerve XI

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