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Bilateral facial nerve palsy

Bilateral facial nerve palsy (FNP) is a rare condition, representing less than 2% of all cases of FNP. Majority of these patients have underlying. In this paper, we present a case of sarcoidosis presenting as bilateral facial nerve paralysis and discuss the differential diagnosis of acquired simultaneous. Bilateral facial palsy, AKA Facial Diplegia, is defined as facial paralysis or For details of anatomy of the Facial Nerve, the seventh Cranial Nerve, please see. Bilateral facial palsy, AKA Facial Diplegia, is defined as facial paralysis or paresis affection both sides of the face, with onset being either completely simultaneous or the second side being affected within 30 days of the first side. Bilateral facial palsy is a rare condition, with . Jul 01,  · Among inpatients with facial diplegia, one-half (22 patients) had benign, self-limited causes, including Bell's palsy (10), Guillain-Barré syndrome (5), multiple idiopathic cranial neuropathies (3), brainstem encephalitis (2), Miller Fisher syndrome (1), and association with benign intracranial hypertension (1).Cited by: Facial palsy is weakness or paralysis of the muscles of the face, the most common cause of which is Bell’s Palsy Forehead sparing can be used to distinguish between UMN and LMN causes Most cases of Bell’s palsy resolve spontaneously and management is conservative (steroids +/-anti-virals)/5.
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