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44 Possible Causes for Facial Numbness, Parotid Gland Surgery

  • Parotidectomy

    Botulinum toxin type B is effective in the management of postoperative sialocele after parotid gland surgery.[] The various facial nerves are identified and protected during the surgery so as to avoid permanent facial paralysis or numbness.[] Our experience with reexploration of the parotid wound following parotid gland surgery is presented.[]

  • Hemifacial Spasm

    The incidence of facial numbness is also much less than with PSR, and “anesthesia dolorosa” does not occur. The mortality for this procedure is less than 1 percent.[] Fine needle aspiration biopsy of the mass revealed a pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland, which was confirmed after total right parotidectomy.[] If atypical features such as facial numbness or hearing loss are present, then a neuroimaging study, such as an MRI or MRA, may be useful.[]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

    Salivary Glands: facial swelling, pain and numbness of facial muscles. How are head and neck cancers diagnosed and staged?[] A retrospective review of clinico-pathological data and outcomes for patients with metastatic cHNSCC involving the parotid gland, undergoing radical surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy[] Sinus cancer should be considered when someone has frequent nose bleeds, numbness of the cheek, facial swelling, or pain.[]

  • Cranial Neuropathy

    The second patient developed left-sided facial numbness 20 days after microvascular decompression of the left facial nerve.[] Surgery revealed a poorly differentiated carcinoma with neural and perineural invasion of cranial nerves 7, 8, 9, and 10 and invasion of the deep lobe of the parotid gland[] All patients were multiply symptomatic, presenting with a mean of three neurologic symptoms, including facial numbness (5), facial paralysis or weakness (3), facial pain ([]

  • Horner's Syndrome

    […] flushing) Ataxia (lack of voluntary coordination or muscle movements) Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement) Lateralized weakness/numbness Hoarseness (difficulty in speaking[] Parapharyngeal masses are usually derived from the parotid gland and nerves.[] (SON)– Acute neck or facial pain (TON)– Ear pain or hearing loss (TON)– Sixth CN palsy (TON)History* Trobe JD.[]

  • Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis

    On admission, he was also complaining of palsy of the 7th and 6th cranial nerves and of facial numbness.[] The rapid growth of a pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland in the third trimester of pregnancy. J Med Case Reports 9;5:141, 2011 138.[] Rhinocerebral disease may manifest as unilateral, retro-orbital headache, facial pain, numbness, fever, hyposmia, and nasal stuffiness, which progresses to black discharge[]

  • Barre-Lieou Syndrome

    , sinus congestion, a sense of the eyeball being pulled out, and numbness.[] Auriculotemporal syndrome is a very rare neurological disorder.This disorder results from damage to the parotid glands which makesaliva.[] , sinus congestion, sense of eyeball being pulled out, dizziness, fatigue, numbness.[]

  • Tornwaldt's Disease

    A little more info: I also have facial numbness (worse on left side) which is spreading to the back (skull area). Doctors tell me it is too small to cause symptoms.[] […] malignancy A 40 years old man treated 6 years before for an adenoid cystic carcinoma of the parotid gland treated by surgery and radiotherapy underwent a routine MR follow[] Case 580 Tornwald's cyst C Bazelaire, S Franchi-Abella, M El Khoury, R Sigal Patient male, 48 year(s) Routine MR follow up exam in a patient treated 6 years before for a parotid[]

  • Commissural Lip Fistula

    Facial palsy may be preceded by mandibular pain and numbness of the tongue on the affected side.[] […] or a post-operative complication after parotid gland surgery or Rhytidectomy.[] Facial palsy usually develops suddenly, the patient feels stiffness in the face, one side of the face may be drawn, the commissure becomes loose, the closure of the ipsilateral[]

  • Malignant Parotid Tumor

    ([double dagger]) Follow-up intervals relative to the time of parotid gland surgery.[] The clinician might suspect malignancy if the patient has facial numbness; new muscle weakness on one side of the face; pain in the face, neck, or mouth; skin fixation; or[] Signals of malignant transformation include facial weakness, pain, skin invasion and fixation to the surrounding tissue, rapid growth, and facial numbness.[]

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