TITLE

Compression by looping and perforation of the facial nerve by the anterior inferior cerebellar artery: a possible cause of facial tic

AUTHOR(S)
MELLING, M.; GÖRZER, H.; BEHNAM, M.; STARKEL, D.; KARIMIAN-TEHERANI, D.
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jul2001, p133
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66338033

 

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