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Bell's palsy causes paralysis or weakness of the muscles on one side of the face. It results from facial nerve paralysis that causes the affected side of the face to appear flat, expressionless, or droopy. Taste sensation and tear or saliva production can also be affected.
Current as ofJune 3, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineColin H. Chalk, MD, CM, FRCPC - Neurology
Current as of:
June 3, 2018
Medical Review:Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Colin H. Chalk, MD, CM, FRCPC - Neurology
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