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Facial 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, an idiopathic disease that may only be diagnosed by exclusion.
First Global Forum of Face Equality International takes place in London

First Global Forum of Face Equality International takes place in London

Middle ear infection can lead to deadly neurological complications

Middle ear infection can lead to deadly neurological complications

NYU Langone launches new, comprehensive center for facial paralysis

NYU Langone launches new, comprehensive center for facial paralysis

Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

Infectious disease experts examine how quickly Lyme disease symptoms resolve in children

Infectious disease experts examine how quickly Lyme disease symptoms resolve in children

Surgical partners successfully remove nearly 2,000 cranial base tumors

Surgical partners successfully remove nearly 2,000 cranial base tumors

Study shows link between steroid use and poor outcomes in Lyme disease-associated facial paralysis

Study shows link between steroid use and poor outcomes in Lyme disease-associated facial paralysis

Cosmetic surgery could improve lives of people with facial paralysis

Cosmetic surgery could improve lives of people with facial paralysis

3-D imaging technique may be useful for measuring efficacy of injectable wrinkle reducers

3-D imaging technique may be useful for measuring efficacy of injectable wrinkle reducers

Education can help people better understand individuals with facial paralysis

Education can help people better understand individuals with facial paralysis

Migraine headache may double risk of nervous system condition that causes Bell's palsy

Migraine headache may double risk of nervous system condition that causes Bell's palsy

Northwestern Medicine neurosurgeons use new adaptive hybrid surgery technology to treat brain tumor

Northwestern Medicine neurosurgeons use new adaptive hybrid surgery technology to treat brain tumor

Researchers take another promising step toward developing universal antidote for snakebite

Researchers take another promising step toward developing universal antidote for snakebite

Rare case of tuberculous otitis media described

Rare case of tuberculous otitis media described

New needle-free treatment may dramatically reduce global snakebite fatalities

New needle-free treatment may dramatically reduce global snakebite fatalities

Emergency physicians correctly identify nearly 100% of patients with Bell's palsy

Emergency physicians correctly identify nearly 100% of patients with Bell's palsy

Study finds simple action to reduce healthcare costs

Study finds simple action to reduce healthcare costs

Loyola University surgeon uses electrical stimulation as part of surgical technique to treat Bell's palsy

Loyola University surgeon uses electrical stimulation as part of surgical technique to treat Bell's palsy

Obstructive salivary gland disease treatment: an interview with Thomas Cherry, Cook Medical

Obstructive salivary gland disease treatment: an interview with Thomas Cherry, Cook Medical

Salivary duct access products launched by Cook Medical to offer minimally invasive options for obstructive salivary gland disease

Salivary duct access products launched by Cook Medical to offer minimally invasive options for obstructive salivary gland disease