Unilateral Non Recurrent Bells Palsy Along With Unusual Occurrence in Six Year Old Male Child: A Review of Three Case Reports
Facial nerve palsy results in the loss of facial expression and is most commonly caused by a benign self- limiting inflammatory condition known as Bells palsy. Bells palsy (spontaneous idiopathic facial paralysis), which is the most common facial nerve disease, has a sudden onset. Bell's palsy most commonly occurs in females in their teens and twenties. The distribution is almost equal in the thirties, with a slight predominance in males over 40 years. The annual incidence of Bells palsy in the Western world is approximately 20/l 00 000. Untreated Bell's palsy leaves some patients with major facial dysfunction and a reduced quality of life. It is essential to rule out other causes of facial paralysis before making the definitive diagnosis, which implies the intervention. Bells palsy has been termed a diagnosis of exclusion. The article presents three case reports of manifestation of Bells palsy.
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