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Sarcoidosis: a cause for bilateral facial palsy.

Authors
  • George, M K
  • Pahor, A L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ear, nose, & throat journal
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1991
Volume
70
Issue
8
Pages
492–493
Identifiers
PMID: 1935712
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The facial nerve is commonly involved in neural sarcoidosis, but there is only one reported case in which bilateral facial paralysis was the sole manifestation of sarcoidosis. We report a case of sarcoidosis presenting with bilateral facial paralysis as the only sign. The pathology, clinical presentation, pathophysiology and diagnosis of sarcoidosis has been discussed.

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