[Regional muscle flap-plasty and adjuvant measures for rehabilitation of the paralyzed face].
- Published Article
Laryngo- rhino- otologie
- Publication Date
Oct 01, 1998
Rehabilitation of the oral region is best managed with a temporalis muscle flap because of its favourable vector of tension and its broad, flat form. Masseter muscle transposition is particularly indicated if a temporalis muscle transfer is not possible or if resection of the facial nerve because of malignancy of the parotid gland has to be performed and nerve reconstruction is not advisable.
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