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Neuro-ophthalmologic complications and manifestations of upper and lower motor neuron facial paresis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20835929     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The facial nerve (cranial nerve VII) courses a long pathway beginning in the precentral gyrus and ending at the facial muscles, lacrimal and salivary glands, and structures of the inner ear. Lesions along this pathway, clinically divided into upper and lower motor neuron lesions, present with unique characteristics that assist the physician in identifying the lesion site. The sequelae particularly of peripheral CN VII palsies, may result in significant and chronic damage to the cornea that may be challenging for the physician and patient.
M Tariq Bhatti; Jade S Schiffman; Anastas F Pass; Rosa A Tang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current neurology and neuroscience reports     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1534-6293     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-21     Completed Date:  2011-01-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100931790     Medline TA:  Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  448-58     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology (Division of Neurology), Duke University Eye Center and Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3802, Durham, NC 27710-3802, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use*
Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use*
Bell Palsy / complications,  drug therapy*
Eye Diseases / complications,  diagnosis*
Facial Nerve / anatomy & histology,  pathology*
Facial Paralysis / complications,  diagnosis*
Models, Neurological
Neural Pathways / anatomy & histology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenal Cortex Hormones; 0/Antiviral Agents

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