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Treatment of Facial Paralysis With Free Autogenous Muscle Transplants

  • L. Hakelius

Abstract

Since 1972 I have used free muscle transplantation according to Thompson in cases of unilateral facial paralysis. The operative techniques are slightly modified from those developed by Thompson. I have used the method mainly for improving three important functions of the facial muscles.

Keywords

Vein Graft Facial Paralysis Healthy Side Extensor Digitorum Brevis Muscle Transplant 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Hakelius
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plastic SurgeryUniversity HospitalSweden

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