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Slowly progressive cranial nerve palsies

Giles C Warner, Mitesh Gandhi and Benidict Panizza
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (12): 641-643.

Clinical records

The details of four patients treated at the Head and Neck Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, over a 1-year period are summarised in the table. All four patients presented with progressive trigeminal or facial nerve palsies following excision of cutaneous lesions from the head and neck.

Giles C Warner, MSc, MD, FRCS, Fellow in Head and Neck Surgery1
Mitesh Gandhi, MRCP(UK), FRCR, FRANZCR, Head and Neck Radiologist1,2
Benidict Panizza, MB BS, MBA, FRACS, Head and Neck/Skull Base Surgeon1,3
1 Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
2 Queensland X-Ray, Brisbane, QLD.
3 Mater Private Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
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