Aetiology, classification, differential diagnosis and treatment consideration: Am J Otol Inflammation from the middle ear can spread to the canalis facialis of the temporal bone - through this canal travels the facial nerve together with the statoacoustisus nerve. Severe pain suggests herpes simplex or zoster infection and may precede a vesicular eruption and progression to Ramsey—Hunt syndrome, characterized by typical cutaneous vesicles and vesicles in the conchal bowl, soft palate, or tongue and by vestibulo-cochlear dysfunction [ 9 ]. VI Complete paralysis No movement. Unfortunately, even with all current options for therapy, some cases of facial paralysis may never completely go away. Use of anti-viral agents is controversial.
CT, usually negative in Bell palsy, is done if a fracture is suspected or if MRI is not immediately available and stroke is possible.
Facial Palsy, a Disorder Belonging to Influential Neurological Dynasty: Review of Literature