Facial nerve injuries
(Facial Nerve Trauma; Facial Neuropathy, Traumatic)
Traumatic injuries to the facial nerve
. This may result in facial paralysis
, decreased lacrimation and salivation
, and loss of taste sensation
in the anterior tongue
. The nerve may regenerate and reform its original pattern of innervation, or regenerate aberrantly, resulting in inappropriate lacrimation in response to gustatory stimuli (e.g., "crocodile tears
") and other syndromes.
Injury to the facial nerve
Nerves at Risk in Facial
The nerve that is injured with
CN7 - Facial Nerve
where the facial nerve
facial nerve palsy.
Diagnosis and therapies
Electroneuronography, Facial motor nucleus, Neuroregeneration, Albrecht Kossel Institute for Neuroregeneration, Facial nerve, Accessory facial nucleus, Cervical branch of the facial nerve, Temporal branches of the facial nerve, Marginal mandibular branch of facial nerve, Marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve
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