Despite the numerous superficial branches of the facial nerve to the face, no reports exist to date of facial nerve perineural tumor spread from. Tumours can develop on the facial nerve, left untreated they can enlarge and cause considerable problems.
The facial nerve is the 7th cranial nerve and has both sensory and motor components. The sensory portion controls taste, salivary and lacrimal glands. Would my husband be a good candidate for it based on his age and the type of tumor that he has? We were told that facial nerve neuromas are.
During the operation firstly the main trunk of facial nerve was identified. The main part of the tumor was a mm reddish, bright lesion with a thin. We present an extremely unusual case of an extratemporal facial nerve malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) arising from.