Management of facial nerve schwannoma in patients with favorable facial function.

@article{Lee2007ManagementOF,
  title={Management of facial nerve schwannoma in patients with favorable facial function.},
  author={Jong Dae Lee and Sung Huhn Kim and Mee Hyun Song and H D Lee and Won Sang Lee},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2007},
  volume={117 6},
  pages={1063-8}
}
OBJECTIVE We report six cases of facial nerve schwannomas in which surgical management allowed the preservation of facial nerve function. Specifically, this paper reports that a stripping surgery may provide favorable functional outcomes. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective review of preoperative and postoperative data for six patients with facial nerve schwannoma that had normal facial nerve function or a House-Brackmann grade II facial palsy before the surgery. METHODS Stripping surgery, which… CONTINUE READING

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