Misdiagnosis of Bell's palsy: Case series and literature review

Colin Bacorn, Nancy Su Teng Fong, Lily Koo Lin

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Abstract

Although Bell's palsy is a common etiology for isolated facial paralysis, it is important clinicians perform a complete neurologic examination to avoid misdiagnosis. Multiple cranial neuropathy is often caused by tumor or infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalClinical Case Reports
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2020

Keywords

  • Bell's palsy
  • cranial neuropathy
  • facial paralysis
  • infection
  • tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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