Facial reanimation surgery in Möbius syndrome: Experience from 76 cases from a tertiary referral hospital in Latin America
Publication date: Available online 15 November 2017
Source:Annales de Chirurgie Plastique Esthétique
Author(s): A. Cardenas-Mejia, D. Palafox
IntroductionMöbius syndrome is defined as a combined congenital bilateral facial and abducens nerve palsies. The main goal of treatment is to provide facial reanimation by means of a dynamic surgical procedure. The microneurovascular transfer of a free muscle transplant is the procedure of choice for facial animation in a child with facial paralysis.ObservationBetween January 2008 and January 2017, 124 patients with the syndrome have been approached...