An anatomical study on the facial nerve trunk in fetus cadavers


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KALAYCIOĞLU A. , Yeginoglu G. , ERTEMOĞLU ÖKSÜZ C. , UZUN Ö. , KALKIŞIM Ş. N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.44, no.3, pp.484-489, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1302-145
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.484-489

Abstract

Background/aim: Facial nerve paralysis is the most worrying parotid surgery complication. Little attention has been paid to the facial nerve trunk, especially in children. Pathological variations, tumors, and anatomic variations of the facial nerve may cause parotid and facial nerve surgery difficulties. This study describes the facial nerve trunk.