Which of the following in not true regarding radical parotidectomy?
|A||In radical parotidectomy the facial nerve is preserved|
|B||Anesthesia of the ear lobe due to sectioning of the great auricular nerve can occur|
|C||Gustatory sweating (Frey's syndrome) can occur|
• Radical parotidectomy: Facial nerve is sacrificed, particularly if there is a reasonable prospect of cure.
• Radical parotidectomy envolves resection of all parotid gland tissue and elective sectioning of facial nerve usually through the main trunk.