Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. This can be carried out using a nerve graft greater auricular nerve, sural nerve or cadaveric donor cable graft or through direct anastomosis[ 9 , 11 ]. Because QOL factors are more heavily considered in current treatment algorithms, management techniques that preserve FN function while still successfully managing the tumor may be preferred[ 7 ].
Physicians who manage these patients must understand the risks and benefits of the different treatment approaches and to understand their efficacy in managing FNS patients. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. The middle fossa approach to the internal auditory canal is appropriate for decompression of the bony canal surrounding the nerve. This article is an open-access article which was selected by an in-house editor and fully peer-reviewed by external reviewers. The patient underwent a translabryinthine resection with cable grafting; C: In rapidly dividing malignant cells, this results in apoptosis and tumor resolution.
The Anatomy Of Facial Nerve. Broadly divided into 3 parts. ➢Intracranial Portion. ➢Intratemporal Portion. ➢Extratemporal Portion. 5. Rom J Morphol Embryol. ;51(2) Intratemporal course of the facial nerve: morphological, topographic and morphometric features. Măru N(1), Cheiţă .
Intratemporal course of the facial nerve: morphological, topographic and morphometric features.
Solid line represents the entrance of the bony facial canal; Solid black arrow: Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. January 22, Published online:
Facial nerve grading system. Gamma Knife surgery for facial nerve schwannomas. Makadia L, Mowry SE. Purchase access Subscribe to JN Learning for one year. Complete surgical resection and grafting were very popular up until the mids[ 7 ].
A review of temporal bones reveals five small neurilemomas of the Intratemporal facial nerve nerve. Four had caused no symptoms and one had produced weakness of the orbicularis oculi. The location and appearance of the tumors suggest that they arose from the sensory component of the nerve. Saito H, Baxter A. Undiagnosed Intratemporal Facial Nerve Neurilemomas.