The marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve in Koreans.

@article{Kim2009TheMM,
  title={The marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve in Koreans.},
  author={Deog-Im Kim and Seong-Han Nam and Yong-Seok Nam and Khai Sheang Lee and Rak-Hee Chung and Seung-Ho Han},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  year={2009},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          207-14
        }
}
The marginal mandibular branch (MMB) has a particular risk of injury during surgical procedures in the submandibular region, especially over the lower border of the mandible. The facial nerve has been described in many studies, but the MMB is dealt with generally as a branch of the facial nerve. The purpose of this study was to document the anatomy of the MMB by correlation with anatomical landmarks. Eighty-five facial halves were examined for this study. The MMB was classified according to the… CONTINUE READING
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