Miscellaneous Causes of Facial Palsy

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  • Title: R221 Acute facial palsy
  • Chapter: Neural Disorders
  • Chapter section: Miscellaneous Causes of Facial Palsy
  • TB Case Number: 829
  • Comments: COM, Cholesteatoma, Cerebellar Abscess
  • Gender: Male
  • Age(yrs.): 16
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Radical mastoidectomy cavity, recent (3 wks)

    2. Thrombosis, lateral venous sinus (by history)

    3. Meningitis (PMNs in subarachnoid space of internal auditory canal)

    4. Facial nerve, atrophy, mastoid segment