Facial nerve grading after parotidectomyUploader: Arashihn 8 month ago Subscribe 7715
According to data from the world literature, postoperative transient facial nerve dysfunction occurs up to Dissection of the facial nerve branches can be challenging even under loupe magnification, and partial, or complete injury parotidectomy with facial nerve the nerve branches can occur during surgery. Regional HouseóBrackmann, Sydney and Yanagihara parotidectomy with facial nerve nerve grading systems were presented in electronic supplementary material. The patient underwent surgery at 31 days after the appearance of symptoms. A year-old male presented with pain in his right parotid gland. Parotidectomy versus limited resection for benign parotid masses. The functional deficit may be total or partial, and may include all or a single branch of the nerve. Superficial parotidectomy in progress with display of the facial nerve. Bony landmarks as an aid for intraoperative facial nerve identification.