Case Study: Temporalis Tendon Transfer

Facial Nerve Disorders A 73-year-old woman suffered with left sided facial paralysis for one-year that began immediately following the removal of a large acoustic neuroma. In addition to her facial droop, she also complained of blurred vision, left nasal obstruction, and had difficulty eating and drinking. The patient also felt her speech was difficult for others to comprehend.  (This photo demonstrates a Before (Left Photo) and After (Right Photo) following the Temporalis Tendon Transfer during a 6-month period.)  Examination from …

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