Anatomic guides to precisely localize the zygomatic branches of the facial nerve


Saylam C., ÜÇERLER H. , ORHAN M., ÖZEK Z. C.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.17, no.1, pp.50-53, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.scs.0000193556.32293.9c
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-53
  • Keywords: zygomatic branch, facial nerve, variations, anesthesia, cadaver dissection, RHYTIDECTOMY, LIFT

Abstract

Descriptions of superficial anatomic landmarks for the identification of the zygomatic branches of the facial nerve, and their relevance for plastic surgery, are lacking in the literature. This paper provides such a description and discusses its relevance to facial surgery.