Understanding facial nerve paralysis

Jaime Matthaeus, Richard Hayden, Michael Kim, Carrlene Donald

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Abstract

Facial nerve paralysis has many causes and can be acute or chronic. Understanding the signs and symptoms, performing a careful patient evaluation, and obtaining appropriate diagnostic testing can help guide clinicians and improve outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-36
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
Volume26
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Bell Palsy
  • Facial Nerve Paralysis
  • House-Brackmann
  • Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma
  • Parotidectomy

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Understanding facial nerve paralysis. / Matthaeus, Jaime; Hayden, Richard; Kim, Michael; Donald, Carrlene.

In: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Vol. 26, No. 11, 2013, p. 33-36.

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Matthaeus, Jaime ; Hayden, Richard ; Kim, Michael ; Donald, Carrlene. / Understanding facial nerve paralysis. In: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2013 ; Vol. 26, No. 11. pp. 33-36.
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