The Utilization of Teres Major Muscle in Facial Paralysis Reanimation: An Anatomic Study


ALAGÖZ M. Ş. , Alagoz A. N. , Orbay H., Uysal A. C. , CÖMERT A., TÜCCAR E.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.20, no.3, pp.926-929, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0b013e3181a14d59
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.926-929

Abstract

Purpose: This study explores vascular and morphologic anatomy of the teres major muscle, which can be an alternative to donor muscles used in functional muscle transfer in long-standing facial paralysis reanimation.