Prevention of Frey syndrome in parotid gland surgery.

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OBJECTIVE This study discusses the anatomy and surgical techniques for the prevention of Frey syndrome. By performing only a partial superficial parotidectomy, we probably preserve the connection between the auriculotemporal nerve and the facial nerve. By suturing the remainder of the parotid gland tissue and the superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS… (More)

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@article{Ru2007PreventionOF, title={Prevention of Frey syndrome in parotid gland surgery.}, author={Jacob Alexander de Ru and Peter Paul G van Benthem and Ronald L. A. W. Bleys and Gerrit Jan Hordijk}, journal={The Journal of otolaryngology}, year={2007}, volume={36 5}, pages={291-5} }