Delayed facial palsy after tympanomastoid surgery.

  title={Delayed facial palsy after tympanomastoid surgery.},
  author={Jeffrey T Vrabec},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  volume={20 1},
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this report is to provide data on the incidence of delayed facial palsy (DFP) after tympanomastoid surgery, compare incidence among various otologic and neurotologic procedures, and discuss the possible etiology. STUDY DESIGN The study design was a retrospective case review. SETTING The study was conducted at a tertiary referral center. PATIENTS The records of 486 patients with normal facial function before tympanomastoid surgery were reviewed. INTERVENTION… CONTINUE READING

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