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  Question #2  
 

Your patient’s left hypoglossal nerve has been damaged. Which of the following would you expect to see?

A. loss of pain sensations on the left side of the tongue

B. loss of taste sensations on the left side of the tongue

C. when asked to stick out her tongue, it would deviate (point) towards the left

D. when asked to stick out her tongue, it would deviate (point) towards the right

E. your patient’s ability to protrude the tongue is normal