Marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve: An anatomical study

@inproceedings{Batra2010MarginalMB,
  title={Marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve: An anatomical study},
  author={Arvinder Pal Singh Batra and Anupama Mahajan and Karunesh Gupta},
  booktitle={Indian journal of plastic surgery : official publication of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India},
  year={2010}
}
Smile is one of the most natural and important expressions of human emotion. Man uses his lips mainly to register his emotions. Thus, the slightest asymmetry or weakness around the lips and mouth may transform this pleasant expression into embarrassment and distortion. The circumoral musculature, the major part of which is supplied by the marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve, is the main factor in this expression. Therefore, an injury to this nerve during a surgical procedure can… CONTINUE READING