Graft Interposition for Preventing Frey's Syndrome in Patients Undergoing Parotidectomy

@article{Li2016GraftIF,
  title={Graft Interposition for Preventing Frey's Syndrome in Patients Undergoing Parotidectomy},
  author={Chunjie Li and Wenbin Yang and Fanglong Wu and Yi Men and Jie Lin and Long-jiang Li},
  journal={Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews},
  year={2016},
  volume={10}
}
BACKGROUND Frey's syndrome is characterised by transient flushing and sometimes facial sweating in the area of the auriculotemporal nerve. It most commonly occurs after parotidectomy, but other causes may include submandibular gland surgery, mandibular condylar fracture, obstetric (forceps) trauma, sympathectomy and metabolic disease. Although the pathophysiology of Frey's syndrome remains controversial, the generally accepted hypothesis is that it occurs as the result of injury to the… Expand

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