Bell Palsy

Known as: Idiopathic Facial Paralyses, VII th cranial nerve palsy, Palsies, Bell's 
A syndrome characterized by the acute onset of unilateral FACIAL PARALYSIS which progresses over a 2-5 day period. Weakness of the orbicularis oculi… (More)

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2013
2013
OBJECTIVE Bell's palsy, named after the Scottish anatomist, Sir Charles Bell, is the most common acute mono-neuropathy, or… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Corticosteroids and antiviral agents are widely used to treat the early stages of idiopathic facial paralysis (i.e… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of valacyclovir and prednisolone in comparison with those of placebo and prednisolone for… (More)
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2005
2005
HYPOTHESIS AND BACKGROUND In recent years, progress has been made in the understanding of Bell's palsy, the most common form of… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND After the introduction of an inactivated intranasal influenza vaccine that was used only in Switzerland, 46 cases of… (More)
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1988
1988
The annual incidence of Bell's palsy in three consecutive years--1984, 1985, and 1986--was investigated in Ehime Prefecture in… (More)
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1988
1988
Of 1,700 patients with facial paralysis seen in a retrospective study from 1969 through 1977 and 280 patients seen prospectively… (More)
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1986
1986
The average annual incidence of Bell's palsy per 100,000 population in Rochester, Minnesota, for 1968 through 1982 was 25.0 for… (More)
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1984
1984
The diagnosis Bell's palsy was made in 54 children. Three boys presented with 2 occurrences of Bell's palsy. Age, sex… (More)
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1982
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1982
The purpose of this investigation was to explain the spontaneous course of idiopathic facial palsy without treatment of any kind… (More)
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