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ejmi. 2018; 2(1): 41-44 | DOI: 10.14744/ejmi.2018.97752

Bilateral Facial Paralysis

Buket Ozkara1, Faik Budak1
1Department of Neurology, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey

This is a retrospective analysis of the records of patients with bilateral facial palsy (BFP) encountered in the clinic between 2012 and 2017. Of the 12 cases of BFP, 3 were due to Bellís palsy, 3 to Guillain Barre syndrome, 2 to trauma, 2 to sarcoidosis, 1 to Miller-Fisher syndrome, and 1 to Lyme disease. The differential diagnosis of BFP includes systemic, infectious, traumatic, neuromuscular, vascular, and toxic causes, as well as idiopathic causes.


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Ozkara B, Budak F. Bilateral Facial Paralysis. ejmi. 2018; 2(1): 41-44

Corresponding Author: Ozkara B.

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