Henderson AH, Hallam M-J, Saha R, Nduka C. A case of persistent hemifacial weakness. Practitioner 2013;257 (1763): 29-32

A case of persistent hemifacial weakness

25 Jul 2013Pais-up subscribers

Bell’s palsy has a typical presentation of sudden onset, mild otalgia, altered facial sensation and/or taste, with no obvious prodrome. It represents over half of hemifacial weakness cases in primary care. However, as a diagnosis of exclusion, there are a number of key clinical features of more sinister diagnoses that must be considered.

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