Chapter 21. Facial Nerve Paralysis
Which segment of the facial nerve is the narrowest and most susceptible to inflammation?
Ramsay Hunt syndrome is characterized by the following except
C. Sensorineural hearing loss
Which is a common cause of synchronous, bilateral facial paralysis?
D. Geniculate ganglion hemangioma/vascular malformation
Treatment of facial paralysis in the setting of acute otitis media should include all of the following except
C. Conservative mastoidectomy
Which procedure has the potential to restore a spontaneous smile?
A. Masseteric (V)-to-facial nerve transfer
B. Split hypoglossal (XII)-to-facial nerve transfer
D. Two-stage gracilis free muscle transfer