Uncertainties around antivirals in severe Bell's palsy trial.


We read the article by Lee et al with interest. This trial follows a decade of randomized controlled trials assessing the value of pharmacotherapy in Bell’s palsy. Overall, existing evidence supports the use of corticosteroids, although the role for antiviral medications is still debated. At first glance, the trial by Lee et al seems to identify a subgroup… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2013.07.027