Does Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Affect the Healing of Bell's Palsy in Adults?

OBJECTIVES Bell's palsy (BP) is defined as an acute facial weakness of unknown cause. Many factors affecting the healing of BP have been identified; 1 factor commonly considered relevant is the presence of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Our aim was to investigate the effects of diabetes on the healing of BP. METHODS Sixty patients with BP were followed up for… CONTINUE READING