Surgical anatomy of the preauricular anteroparotid approach for mandibular condyle surgery

@article{Laurentjoye2014SurgicalAO,
  title={Surgical anatomy of the preauricular anteroparotid approach for mandibular condyle surgery},
  author={Mathieu Laurentjoye and Alice Veyret and Bruno Ella and Andr{\'e} Pierre Uzel and Claire Majoufre-Lefebvre and Philippe Caix and Anne Sophie Ricard},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
  year={2014},
  volume={36},
  pages={883-888}
}
The different surgical approaches used to treat mandibular condyle fractures are carried out in the periparotid skin area and can lead to facial nerve injury. We conducted a preauricular and anteroparotid surgical approach. Our main aim was to show the anatomical relationship between this approach site and the facial nerve branches, and to define cutaneous landmarks to locate the extraparotid facial nerve branches. A 2-step dissection of 13 fresh human cadaver semi-heads was performed: a… CONTINUE READING