Defining a Preauricular Safe Zone: A Cadaveric Study of the Frontotemporal Branch of the Facial Nerve.

Kucukguven A. , Ulkir M., Bilgic Kucukguven M. , Demiryurek M. D. , Vargel I.

Aesthetic surgery journal, vol.41, pp.398-407, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/asj/sjaa232
  • Title of Journal : Aesthetic surgery journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.398-407


Background: In the preauricular region, the frontotemporal branch of the facial nerve is vulnerable to injury, which can result in facial palsy and poor cosmesis after surgical interventions.