Annualized Incidence and Spectrum of Illness from an Outbreak Investigation of Bell’s Palsy

@article{Morris2002AnnualizedIA,
  title={Annualized Incidence and Spectrum of Illness from an Outbreak Investigation of Bell’s Palsy},
  author={A. Morris and S. Deeks and M. Hill and G. Midroni and W. C. Goldstein and T. Mazzulli and R. Davidson and Susan G. Squires and T. Marrie and A. McGeer and D. Low},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={21},
  pages={255 - 261}
}
Background: There are limited clinical and epidemiological data on patients diagnosed with Bell’s palsy. While investigating an apparent clustering of Bell’s palsy, we sought to characterize the spectrum of illness in patients with this diagnosis. Methods: A telephone survey of persons with idiopathic facial (Bell’s) palsy in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA, population = 4.99 million) and Nova Scotia (population = 0.93 million) from August 1 to November 15, 1997 collected information on subject… Expand
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