A case of a facial nerve venous malformation presenting with crocodile tear syndrome.

Conclusion: We present a case of crocodile tear syndrome caused by a facial nerve venous malformation. To the best of our knowledge, this is the only case reported in literature. PMID: 31966922 [PubMed]
Source: Surgical Neurology International - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Surg Neurol Int Source Type: research

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Authors: Karagöz T, Bayir Ö, Çadalli Tatar E, Çakal E, Özdek A, Keseroğlu K, Şahin M, Korkmaz MH Abstract AIM: We aimed to reveal the incidence and predictive role of insulin resistance and distorted oral glucose tolerance test in non-diabetic patients with Bell's Palsy (BP). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Eighty-six patients with BP and 28 control subjects; all with normal blood glucose levels and no history of diabetes, were enrolled in the study. We investigated insulin resistance (IR) in all subjects, in terms of HOMA-IR greater than 2.7. Sixty-two of the patients also underwent an Or...
Source: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Turk J Med Sci Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The present study adapted the SFGS into Turkish, and demonstrated the adapted scale to be valid and reliable. The Turkish version can be used for evaluation of the facial palsies, the follow-up of treatment efficiency and standardization in reporting outcomes with the international literature. PMID: 32041382 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Turk J Med Sci Source Type: research
This cross-sectional study identifies clinical, socioeconomic, personality, and mental health factors associated with health-related quality of life in patients with facial palsy.
Source: JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Facial palsy treatment comprises static and dynamic techniques. Among dynamic techniques, local temporalis transposition represents a reliable solution to achieve facial reanimation. The present study describe...
Source: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 5 February 2020Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck DiseasesAuthor(s): A.A. Sbai, A. Lachkar, F. El Ayoubi, M.R. Ghailan
Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
ConclusionOverall, DFP has a very good prognosis, with mostly complete healing with appropriate therapy. Viral reactivation is the most favored genesis of DFP. Immunization or antiviral prophylaxis is recommended to those patients being at risk for a viral reactivation.
Source: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
ConclusionThis temporalis transposition through the intraoral approach is a novel technique for facial reanimation reconstruction. It is s less invasive, immediately effective method with rapid recovery and minimal donor site morbidity without visible scar.Level of EvidenceIV.
Source: Journal of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Publication date: February 2020Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, Volume 129, Issue 2Author(s): Rong Yang, Yuxing Guo, Chi Mao, Chuanbin Guo, Diancan WangObjectiveThe aim of this study was to introduce extracapsular dissection via the sternocleidomastoid muscle–parotid space approach (ECD-SMPSA) as a modified operative technique for removal of clinically benign tumors from the parotid tail.Study DesignThe study included 52 patients with clinically benign tumors in the parotid tail, and the patients were divided into 2 groups: one group was treated with ECD-SMPSA and the other with...
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
We report here a case of isolated peripheral-type facial palsy due to acute bleeding of supratentorial cavernoma. To our knowledge, such case has not yet been reported.
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Condition:   Facial Palsy Interventions:   Procedure: Botox and brow lift;   Procedure: Injection;   Procedure: Suture Sponsor:   Assiut University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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