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Facial Nerve Injuries

"Facial Nerve Injuries" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Traumatic injuries to the facial nerve. This may result in FACIAL PARALYSIS, decreased lacrimation and salivation, and loss of taste sensation in the anterior tongue. The nerve may regenerate and reform its original pattern of innervation, or regenerate aberrantly, resulting in inappropriate lacrimation in response to gustatory stimuli (e.g., "crocodile tears") and other syndromes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Facial Nerve Injuries" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Facial Nerve Injuries" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 36 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.