Recurrent Facial Palsy in a Child

I recently saw a 7 year old girl who has had recurrent bouts of Bell Palsy since the age of two; both parents have had Bell Palsy in the past. She has had 5 episodes over 5 years with the parents acting swiftly to seek treatment. All episodes have settled with steroid...

Failed nerve graft – try again?

73 year old male with mucoepidermoid carcinoma invading left facial nerve. Mild pre-operative facial weakness. Resection, clean proximal margin at stylomastoid foramen, clean distal margins at upper and lower divisions. Cable grafted with tension and suboptimal...