Restoration of Emotional Expression to the Unilaterally Paralysed Face

  • N. Thompson
  • C. B. Wynn Parry


Chnical and electromyographic evidence is submitted to support the thesis that facial reanimation in long-standing cases of unilateral facial paralysis is most effectively achieved by the use of autogenous skeletal muscle grafts, used either as free grafts or with microneural anastomosis only.


Facial Nerve Motor Axon Nerve Graft Recipient Site Free Graft 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Thompson
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • C. B. Wynn Parry
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Regional Plastic Surgery CentreMount Vernon HospitalNorthwood, MiddlesexUK
  2. 2.Royal National Orthopaedic HospitalLondonEngland
  3. 3.LondonEngland

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