The facelift incision for parotidectomy – surgical technique and cosmetic results

Philipp A. Federspil, Zazie Bergmann, Arash Choudhry & Peter K. Plinkert
Background: The standard incision for parotidectomy results in a inconspicuous, but visible scar in the neck. The incision used for face lifting avoids this stigmatisation. Methods: From 01.08.2006 though 31.07.2008 11 patients (9 female, 2male) underwent a parotidectomy via facelift incision. [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]