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March 1984

Muscle Transposition for Facial Reanimation: Indications and Results

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and the Paralysis Clinic of Pittsburgh.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1984;110(3):184-189. doi:10.1001/archotol.1984.00800290048010

• The technique of transposing the temporalis and masseter muscles to reanimate the face following long-standing facial paralysis was introduced at the turn of the century. More recently it has been popularized by Rubin and Conley. The indications for performing this technique are outlined, and the results are analyzed.

(Arch Otolaryngol 1984;110:184-189)