Articles tagged with "intratemporal blunt trauma"

More Research Needed into Management of Facial Paralysis from Intratemporal Blunt Trauma

What is the management and outcome of facial paralysis from intratemporal blunt trauma? Background: Many temporal bone fractures, most commonly from motor vehicle accidents, are complicated by facial nerve dysfunction. Frequently, the initial diagnosis of facial nerve injury is delayed due to the altered mental status of the patient and the attention diverted to life-threatening injuries. […]