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facial nerve stimulation


Electrical stimulation is sometimes given to patients with facial palsy. The facial nerve normally emits electrical impulses to give muscles their tone and shape.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Apr;(4) Facial nerve stimulation and postparotidectomy facial paresis. Reilly J(1), Myssiorek D. Author information .

Unintentional electrical excitation of the facial nerve is a well-known complication of using a cochlear implant (CI) to stimulate the cochlear nerve. Facial nerve.