• An Unusual case of Recurrent Facial Nerve Palsy

    24 days ago - By Pediatric Neurology

    An 18- year- old young man presented with a history of acute onset weakness of right side of the face. He was diagnosed with left-sided Bell's palsy 3 weeks ago and had partial improvement after receiving oral steroids and valacyclovir. He had a lower motor neuron pattern facial nerve palsy on the right side including the inability to close the right eye completely. He also had a nontender and rubbery swelling of his both upper and lower lips and a furrowed tongue. Additionally, he had a bilateral moderate sensorineural hearing loss and bilateral anterior uveitis.
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