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Facial nerve and its disorders

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A patient presents with facial nerve palsy following head trauma with fracture of the mastoid: best intervention here is: [AI 01]



A Immediate decompression

B Wait and watch

C Facial sling

D Steroids

Ans. A Immediate decompression

In case of Temporal bone trauma

"In case of acute complete paralysis, surgical exploration is warranted if ENOG shows> 90% denervation within 6 days of the onset of parlysis and the patient is neurologically stable"

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