38. A 37-year-old man feels a little discomfort when moving his tongue, pharynx, and larynx. Physical examination indicates that the muscles attached to the styloid process are paralyzed. Which of the following groups of cranial nerves are damaged?
(A) Facial, glossopharyngeal, and hypoglossal nerves
(B) Hypoglossal, vagus, and facial nerves
(C) Glossopharyngeal, trigeminal, and vagus nerves
(D) Vagus, spinal accessory, and hypoglossal nerves
(E) Facial, glossopharyngeal, and vagus nerves