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A facial nerve schwannoma masquerading as a vestibular schwannoma

September 1, 2008  |  Amit Prasai, MRCS, Stephen E.M. Jones, FRCS (ORL-HNS), Justin Cross, MRCP, FRCR, and David A. Moffat, MA, FRCS


Schwannoma of the facial nerve is an extremely rare condition with an incidence far lower than that of vestibular schwannoma. We discuss the case of a woman who had been diagnosed as having vestibular schwannoma and referred to our hospital. Initially, we concurred with the...

Hemifacial Spasm

July 1, 2008  |  Enrique Palacios, MD, FACR, Jack Breaux, MD, and Jorge E. Alvernia, MD

Long-term results of microvascular free-tissue transfer reanimation of the paralyzed face: Three cases

April 1, 2008  |  John P. Leonetti, MD, Chad A. Zender, MD, Daryl Vandevender, MD, and Sam J. Marzo, MD


We conducted a retrospective case review at our tertiary care academic medical center to assess the long-term results of microvascular free-tissue transfer to achieve facial reanimation in 3 patients. These patients had undergone wide-field parotidectomy with facial nerve...

Invasive metastatic skin cancer in the background of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

February 1, 2007  |  Sofia Avitia, MD; Jason S. Hamilton, MD; Ryan F. Osborne, MD, FACS

CT appearance of incudomalleolar dislocation

February 1, 2007  |  Henriëtte E. Westerlaan, MD; Joost Gravendeel, MD

Endolymphatic sac tumor: A report of 3 cases and discussion of management

January 1, 2007  |  Joni K. Doherty, MD, PhD; Mona Yong, MD; Dennis Maceri, MD

Aberrant facial nerve

August 1, 2006  |  Natalie P. Steele, MD; Andrea Vambutas, MD

Facial nerve schwannoma presenting as a tympanic mass

June 1, 2006  |  Sejal P. Sarolia, BS; Christopher J. Danner, MD; Eren Erdem, MD

Facial nerve neuroma

December 1, 2005  |  Peter A. Weisskopf, MD; Derald E. Brackmann, MD

The role of the middle fossa approach in the management of traumatic facial paralysis

December 1, 2004  |  Ricardo Ferreira Bento, MD, PhD; Sulene Pirana, MD; Robert Sweet, MD; Arthur Castillo, MD; Rubens Vuono Brito Neto, MD
There are several controversial aspects to the management of traumatic facial paralysis. One of these involves...

Perineural invasion of the facial nerve by a cutaneous squamous cell cancer: A case report

December 1, 2004  |  David J. Lesnik, MD; Howard P. Boey, MD
We report a case of perineural invasion of the facial nerve by a cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in a 59-year-...


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