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Platysma Motor Branch Transfer to the Accessory Nerve


Twelve-month post-operative view of a platysma motor branch transfer to the accessory nerve in a patient who had suffered a total avulsion injury of the right brachial plexus and paralysis of the trapezius and sternomastoid muscle. This information has been taken from Transfer of the Platysma Motor Branch to the Accessory Nerve in a Patient with Trapezius Muscle Palsy and Total Avulsion of the Brachial Plexus, a manuscript that can be read here:… . It was submitted by corresponding author Jayme Augusto Bertelli, PhD, from the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Governador Celso Ramos Hospital, in Florianópolis, SC, Brazil.

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