Treatment of infants with facial palsy.

@article{Harrison1994TreatmentOI,
  title={Treatment of infants with facial palsy.},
  author={Douglas Henry Harrison},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1994},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={
          277-80
        }
}
  • Douglas Henry Harrison
  • Published in
    Archives of disease in…
    1994
  • Medicine
  • A facial palsy developing at birth may be developmental or acquired. The developmental facial palsies are rare but are associated with Mobius's syndrome, hemifacial microsomia, microtia, and weakness of the depressor anguli oris. The acquired palsies mostly result from birth trauma. In a large series in the United States congenital VIIth nerve palsy had the incidence of 2 1 per 1000.1 Obstetric forceps, although used rarely, were found to have accounted for most of these facial palsies… CONTINUE READING

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