Bell's palsy syndrome: mimics and chameleons

@article{Fuller2016BellsPS,
  title={Bell's palsy syndrome: mimics and chameleons},
  author={G. Fuller and C. Morgan},
  journal={Practical Neurology},
  year={2016},
  volume={16},
  pages={439 - 444}
}
In this article we will explore the mimics and chameleons of Bell's palsy and in addition argue that we should use the term ‘Bell's palsy syndrome’ to help guide clinical reasoning when thinking about patients with facial weakness. The diagnosis of Bell's palsy can usually be made on clinical grounds without the need for further investigations. This is because the diagnosis is not one of exclusion (despite this being commonly how it is described), a lower motor neurone facial weakness where all… Expand
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