Facial nerve neurinoma: Two cases located in thehorizontal portion

Mlchitaka Iwanaga, Etsuo Yamamoto, Morio Yamauchi, Manabu Fukumoto, Ryojin Uchino, Shinji Sawada

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Abstract

Two small facial neurinomas located in the horizontal portion were presented to demonstrate the clinical features, diagnostic evaluation, and surgical treatment. These two cases show the early state of facial neurinoma and suggest the mechanism of facial paralysis by facial neurinoma. Facial nerve decompression is recommended for Bell’s palsy unresponsive to the conservative therapy and recurrent facial palsy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)938-941
Number of pages4
JournalLaryngoscope
Volume94
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1984 Jul
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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