Acute peripheral facial palsy in adults

  title={Acute peripheral facial palsy in adults},
  author={Unn Lj\ostad and Siri \Okstad and Th. Topstad and PhD {\AA}. Mygland and Per Monstad},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
To collect epidemiological data of peripheral facial palsy, and especially to chart the incidence and clinical characteristics of Lyme associated facial palsy. We included consecutive adult patients presenting with peripheral facial palsy in Vest–Agder County from January 1997 to December 1998. The facial palsy was graded according to the House and Brackman facial function scoring system,and cerebrospinal fluid and serum samples were examined for Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies and virus… CONTINUE READING