Sunday, September 2, 2007

A case of Bell's Palsy

A boy of 8 years presented with facial paralysis of 5 day duration in the outdoor setup. He had a history of febrile episode 5 days back. Initially he had mild pain, no history of trauma, no features of CNS involvment.

On examination, he was found to be alert, conscious, non fibrile.
His facilal palsy was found to be of right side and lower motor in type. Other CNS findings are normal.
He was lebelled as a case of Rt sided Bell's Palsy.
Badrud Doza

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