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Recovery of Facial Nerve Paralysis After Temporal Nerve Reconstruction: A Case Report

Mohammad Reza Emamhadi 1 and Davood Mahmoudi 1 , *
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1 Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: November 1, 2015, 20 (4); e20578
  • Published Online: November 23, 2015
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: May 28, 2014
  • Revised: August 7, 2014
  • Accepted: August 16, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.20578

To Cite: Emamhadi M R, Mahmoudi D. Recovery of Facial Nerve Paralysis After Temporal Nerve Reconstruction: A Case Report, Trauma Mon. 2015 ; 20(4):e20578. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.20578.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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