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The most significant and frequent postoperative complication was temporary marginal mandibular nerve branch paresis, resulting in lower lip weakness but resolving within a period of 16 weeks.
Examination was significant for right-sided VIIth cranial nerve findings that included facial symmetry at rest, mild forehead weakness, incomplete eye closure, positive Bell phenomenon, moderate midface weakness with asymmetry of the nasolabial fold, mild weakness of the marginal mandibular nerve with a nearly symmetric smile, normal platysma movement, and synkinetic twitching of the mentalis muscle.
Several were found in the submandibular space adhering to the marginal mandibular nerve.
One thing that is critical is an understanding of the mandibular nerve and how it can be affected by surgery.