Bell’s facial nerve palsy in pregnancy: a clinical review

@article{Hussain2017BellsFN,
  title={Bell’s facial nerve palsy in pregnancy: a clinical review},
  author={A. Hussain and C. Nduka and P. Moth and R. Malhotra},
  journal={Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2017},
  volume={37},
  pages={409 - 415}
}
Abstract Bell’s facial nerve palsy (FNP) during pregnancy and the puerperium can present significant challenges for the patient and clinician. Presentation and prognosis can be worse in this group of patients. This article reviews the background, manifestation and management options of FNP. In particular, it focuses on the controversies that exist regarding corticosteroid use during pregnancy and outlines approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Based on this review, we recommend an early… Expand
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