Morphological evaluation of terminal branches of the facial nerve within the parotid gland in fetus cadavers


ERTEMOĞLU ÖKSÜZ C. , Kalaycioglu A., UZUN Ö. , KALKIŞIM Ş. N.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.44, no.2, pp.509-516, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.17826/cumj.440731
  • Title of Journal : CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.509-516

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of present study was to describe the branching pattern of the facial nerve according to interconnections between the branches, to examine the number of terminal branches, to determine anatomical variations and to emphasize the importance of these in terms of pediatric parotid surgery.