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Unusual and benign course of idiopathic facial diplegia.
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PMID:  23566702     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bilateral facial nerve palsy or facial diplegia is a rare condition that occurs mainly in the context of Guillain-Barré syndrome. Its natural history has never been studied. We report four patients with isolated idiopathic bilateral facial nerve palsy with meningitis, no evidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome and rapid and complete recovery. Our report aims to draw attention to an unusual variant of bilateral facial palsy.
Authors:
Alexander Khlebtovsky; Tal Saban; Israel Steiner
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-4-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2653     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-4-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Rabin Medical Center, Center-Beilinson Campus, 49100 Petach Tikva, Israel.
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