2008 - Prednisolone, but not valacyclovir, reduced time to complete recovery of facial-nerve function in Bell palsy
- Bell's Palsy. // American Family Physician;10/1/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p1004
The article presents information on Bell's palsy. It is described as a paralysis of the muscles on one side of the face which usually develops over one to 3 days and goes away in 1 to 3 months. The disease is caused by swelling of the facial nerve and it is claimed that herpes simplex virus type...
- Face Value. Cummings, Bevin // Heart & Soul;Aug2003, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p92
Cheryl Pearson-McNeil, 41, didn't realize the importance she placed on her looks until she lost them. She was diagnosed with Bell's palsy, a rare condition that paralyzes half of the face. It's caused by any of a number of viruses that damage the facial nerve running from beneath the ear to the...
- SÃndrome de Ramsay Hunt. Caso ClÃnico. Mangano, Alessandra Teresa; D'Auria, Aniello Jesús; García, Elpidio // Informe Medico;may2008, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p20
Introduction: The Ramsay Hunt syndrome is a disorder attributed to the reactivation or development of Varicela zoster or Herpes simplex virus type 1 or 2, at brain geniculate ganglion. It is characterized by vesicular eruptions at the ear pinna, in the roof of mouth and tongue, facial paralysis...
- AT A GLANCE: Bell's palsy. Sheikh, Aziz; Dhami, Sangeeta // GP: General Practitioner;9/8/2003, p54
The article presents information on Bell's palsy. It is also known as idiopathicfacial palsy. The cause is unknown but may be a viral infection involving the seventh cranial nerve. Risk factors include recent upper respiratory tract infection, diabetes and pregnancy. Clinical features of the...
- A Case of Ramsay Hunt-Like Syndrome Caused by Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2. Diaz, George A.; Rakita, Robert M.; Koelle, David M. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/15/2005, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p1545
We report an immunocompetent patient with recurrent auricular and facial vesicles associated with painful paresthesias and facial paralysis, consistent with Ramsay Hunt syndrome , due to herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 2. Clinical and laboratory-proven acyclovir resistance developed during...
- Bell Palsy and Herpes Simplex Virus. Spruance, Spotswood L. // Annals of Internal Medicine;6/15/94, Vol. 120 Issue 12, p1045
Provides information on bell palsy and herpes simplex virus. Effect of bell palsy on the facial nerve; Antiviral therapy for herpes simplex disease.
- Post-traumatic Bilateral Facial Nerve Palsy. Chitkara, Naveen; Bakshi, Nature; Goyal, Neeraj; Goyal, Preeti // Journal of Otolaryngology;May/Jun2002, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p192
Examines a case of post-traumatic bilateral facial nerve palsy. Clinical presentation; Diagnostic findings; Clinical management; Treatment outcomes.
- Facial paralysis caused by malignant skull base neoplasms. Marzo, Sam J.; Leonetti, John P.; Petruzzelli, Guy // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Dec2002, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p845
Discusses a study based on data obtained from patients treated with acute facial nerve paralysis, with comparisons to Bell palsy. Causes of Bell palsy; Differential diagnosis of facial paralysis; Summary of surgical results.
- Another Scale for the Assessment of Facial Paralysis? ADS Scale: Our Proposition, How to Use It. DI STADIO, ARIANNA // Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research;Dec2015, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p8
Introduction: Several authors in the years propose different methods to evaluate areas and specific movement's disease in patient affected by facial palsy. Despite these efforts the House Brackmann is anyway the most used assessment in medical community. Aim: The aims of our study is the...