Procedure: Unilateral sliding temporalis myoplasty
Lower lip myectomy
8-year-old boy with unilateral facial paralysis following brain tumor excision, underwent single-stage sliding temporalis myoplasty for smile reanimation. He also underwent simultaneous lower lip myectomy (ie, muscle excision) of the non-paralyzed side for symmetry. Shown here nearly 2 years postop with excellent symmetry of smile.
- Andre Panossian, MD
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