The motor nerve to the masseter muscle: an anatomic and histomorphometric study to facilitate its use in facial reanimation.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION The motor nerve to the masseter muscle is increasingly being used for facial reanimation procedures. However, many surgeons have been reluctant to use this versatile source of axons because of difficulty in locating it intraoperatively. In this study we conducted a detailed assessment of its gross and microscopic anatomy and develop a simple… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjps.2011.09.026

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