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Facial paralysis

Facial paralysis

paralysis of the facial muscles, usually unilateral, due to either a lesion involving the nucleus or the facial nerve peripheral to the nucleus (peripheral facial paralysis) or a supranuclear lesion in the cerebrum or upper brainstem (central facial paralysis). With latter, facial weakness is usually partial and the upper portion of the face is relatively spared, due to bilateral cortical connections.


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... paralysed, but speech was impossible. There is a typical case of tongue paralysis (which usually also includes general facial paralysis on one side) that sometimes happens after a stroke. In this case the stroke ...

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by biohazard
Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:04 am
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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by Inuyasha
Tue Sep 20, 2005 2:10 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: West Nile Virus Paper (it's finish already)
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