Image of the Month
Cerebellopontine angle lipoma presenting as hemifacial spasm in a 55 year old male.
Phots depicting the upper and midfacial branches of the facial nerve that were inadvertently divided during resection of a benign parotid tumor in a 53 year old female; the pirmary repair was performed two weeks later.
Schematic delineating exposure of the masseteric branch of the
Color Doppler ultrasound showing flow through the artery
and both venae of the gracilis pedicle.
2-stitch technique to efface the hyperprominent nasolabial fold.
Bullet fragments lodged in the parotid and temporal bone, with complete facial nerve transection
Thinning the gracilis on the back table
Segment of a grinding wheel that shattered and caused severe facial
nerve injury. CT image (left). Surgical removal (right).
SMILE program:Quick and quantitative report of commisure excursion
(available on website!!)
view of sural nerve harvest