Facial paralysis

What is Facial paralysis?

Facial nerve paralysis is a common problem that involves the paralysis of any structures innervated by the facial nerve. The pathway of the facial nerve is long and relatively convoluted, and so there are a number of causes that may result in facial nerve paralysis. The most common is Bell's palsy, an idiopathic disease that may only be diagnosed by exclusion.

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My friend was diagnosed to have ramsay hunt syndrome...he had some blisters near his ears and ear pain..followed which he has got facial...

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Hi! I am a 49 yr old male, 5'4" and weigh 177 lbs. Yesterday, I went to an eye doctor to get a new pair of glasses. The eye doctor noticed that my...

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Bells palsy can be diagnosed clinically. To see whether the wrinkle in for head is absent in one side. mouth is drawn to one side. lagophthalmos in...

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