Facial-zygomatic triangle: a relationship between the extracranial portion of facial nerve and the zygomatic arch

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Background. This study was conducted to clarify the relationships between the extracranial portion of the facial nerve (EFN) and the zygomatic arch (ZA). Method. Four cadaveric heads (8 parotid regions), examined under 3–40× magnification, were dissected from lateral to medial to expose the EFN. Findings. In a vertical plane just anterior to the tragus, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00701-007-1404-x

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