Show Summary Details
Page of

The facial nerve 

The facial nerve
Chapter:
The facial nerve
Author(s):

Giles Warner

, Andrea S. Burgess

, Suresh Patel

, Pablo Martinez-Devesa

, and Rogan Corbridge

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199230228.003.0177
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2016. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 22 September 2019

Anatomy 434

Monitoring of the facial nerve 438

Testing of the facial nerve 440

Facial-nerve palsy 444

Facial-nerve grafting 448

Facial re-animation 450

The facial nerve is derived from the second branchial arch and contains motor, sensory, and parasympathetic fibres.

The motor fibres have their bodies in the facial motor nucleus, situated in the pons. It receives some fibres from the superior salivatory nucleus....

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.