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Accessory Nerve

...  find the accessory nerve? There are two accessory nerves located on each side of the body. Anatomists usually refer to these nerves as singular nerves (i.e. Accessory nerve). They control specific muscles of the neck. Due to their location, medical procedures involving the neck and head can cause damage to the accessory nerve. Unlike the other cranial nerves, the spinal accessory nerve begins  ...