Transient complete lower facial nerve palsy after craniotomy for aneurysm clipping.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We present the case of a 41-year old female who developed a complete facial nerve palsy after an interhemispheric approach for clipping of a distal anterior cerebral artery aneurysm. Work-up revealed that she had developed acute parotitis during surgery, possibly from obstruction of the parotid duct by the tracheal tube.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Waldau, B; Zomorodi, AR; Britz, GW

Published Date

  • April 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 241 - 242

PubMed ID

  • 22931356

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1360-046X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3109/02688697.2012.717985


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England