Neuro-ophthalmologic complications and manifestations of upper and lower motor neuron facial paresis.

@article{Bhatti2010NeuroophthalmologicCA,
  title={Neuro-ophthalmologic complications and manifestations of upper and lower motor neuron facial paresis.},
  author={Muhammed T Bhatti and Jade S. Schiffman and Anastas F Pass and Rosa Ana Tang},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={448-58}
}
The facial nerve (cranial nerve VII) courses a long pathway beginning in the precentral gyrus and ending at the facial muscles, lacrimal and salivary glands, and structures of the inner ear. Lesions along this pathway, clinically divided into upper and lower motor neuron lesions, present with unique characteristics that assist the physician in identifying… CONTINUE READING