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Disease Bell Palsy

Name Bell Palsy
Synonyms Acute Idiopathic Facial Neuropathy | Acute Inflammatory Facial Neuropathy | Bell Palsies | Bell's Palsies | Bell's Palsy | Bells Palsy | Facial Neuropathy, Idiopathic Acute | Facial Neuropathy, Inflammatory, Acute | Facial Paralyses, Herpetic | Facial Paralyses, Idiopathic | Facial Paralysis, Herpetic | Facial Paralysis, Idiopathic | Herpetic Facial Paralyses | Herpetic Facial Paralysis | Idiopathic Acute Facial Neuropathy | Idiopathic Facial Paralyses | Idiopathic Facial Paralysis | Inflammatory Facial Neuropathy, Acute | Palsies, Bell | Palsies, Bell's | Palsy, Bell | Palsy, Bell's | Paralyses, Herpetic Facial | Paralyses, Idiopathic Facial | Paralysis, Herpetic Facial | Paralysis, Idiopathic Facial
Definition A syndrome characterized by the acute onset of unilateral FACIAL PARALYSIS which progresses over a 2-5 day period. Weakness of the orbicularis oculi muscle and resulting incomplete eye closure may be associated with corneal injury. Pain behind the ear often precedes the onset of paralysis. This condition may be associated with HERPESVIRUS 1, HUMAN infection of the facial nerve. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1376)
Categories Mouth disease | Nervous system disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D020330
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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references DNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Herpesviridae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bell Palsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bell Palsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Facial Nerve Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Bell Palsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cranial Nerve Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Facial Nerve Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Bell Palsy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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