Histochemical study of the facial nerve and of several muscles in Papio papio suffering from facial spasm

Carlier, E.; Pelissier, J.F.; Naquet, R.

Comptes Rendus des Seances de la Societe de Biologie et de Ses Filiales 169(3): 611-615


Facial nerve neurectomy were performed in the baboon (Papio papio). Histochemical investigations showed usual criteria of such lesions. Therefore a loose of glycogene within the Type I muscular fibers was observed in animals with a former facial spasm.