Facial nerve paralysis
Facial nerve paralysis: Loss of voluntary movement of the muscles on one side of the face due to abnormal function of the facial nerve (also known as the 7th cranial nerve) which supplies those muscles. Facial nerve paralysis is also called Bell's palsy. The cause of facial nerve paralysis is often ...
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Facial nerve paralysis
Facial nerve paralysis is a common problem that involves the paralysis of any structures innervated by the facial nerve. The pathway of the facial nerve is long and relatively convoluted, and so there are a number of causes that may result in facial nerve paralysis. The most common is Bell`s palsy,...
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Paralysis of the facial muscles, usually unilateral, due to either a lesion involving the nucleus or the facial nerve peripheral to the nucleus (peripheral facial paralysis) or a supranuclear lesion in the cerebrum or upper brainstem (central facial paralysis). With latter, facial weakness is usuall...
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weakening or paralysis of the facial nerve, as in Bell palsy.
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A type of birth injury in which the facial nerve is injured, leaving the muscles in the face impaired. Pressure on a baby's face may cause the facial nerve to be injured during labor or childbirth. Forceps can also cause nerve damage during a difficult delivery. Facial paralysis can often be seen wh...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. paresis or paralysis of the facial muscles, usually unilateral, due to either a lesion involving either the nucleus or the facial nerve peripheral to the nucleus (peripheral facial paralysis) or a supranuclear lesion in the cerebrum or upper brainstem (central facial paral...
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