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- Paralysis is one sign associated with an upper motor neuron lesion.
- Paralysis is the complete loss of muscle function for one or more muscle groups.
- Paralysis is defined as complete loss of strength in an affected limb or muscle group.
- The paralysis was likely the result of spinal cord compression secondary to an epidural hematoma in 1 case and subdural hematoma in 1 case.
- The paralysis was preceded by pain radiating down both legs immediately after the local anesthetic injection.
- Ivarsson S, Andreasson L, Ahlfors K. Acyclovir treatment in a case of facial paralysis caused by herpes zoster.
- Coker NJ, Salzer TA. The use of masseter electromyography with electro-neurography in the evaluation of facial paralysis.
- After excluding other potential causes of a facial paralysis, treatment is with prednisone and acyclovir.
- A tumour compressing the facial nerve anywhere along its complex pathway can result in facial paralysis.
- Bell's palsy is a form of facial paralysis caused by interruption of conduction by the facial nerve.
- Most commonly, facial paralysis follows temporal bone fractures, though the likelihood depends on the type of fracture.
- Patients present with facial paralysis, ear pain, vesicles, sensorineural hearing loss, and vertigo.
- Idiopathic peripheral facial palsy (Bell palsy): The incidence of Bell palsy is 2-3-. Retroauricular pain usually precedes the paralysis by 1 or 2 days.
- Ramsay Hunt syndrome occurs when herpes zoster causes facial paralysis and rash on the ear (herpes zoster oticus) or mouth.
- The contemporary management of herpes zoster oticus, temporal bone fractures, otogenic facial paralysis, and hemifacial spasm is reviewed.
- Paralysis of cranial nerves usually affects both sides of the face (diplegia).
- There is a state of complete external ophthalmoplegia due to paralysis of third, fourth and sixth cranial nerves.
- Def: The syndrome consists of unilateral frontal or orbital headache, paralysis of the third cranial nerve and slight proptosis.
- Idiopathic facial paralysis in the dog.
- Herpes simplex virus in idiopathic facial paralysis (Bell palsy).
- Devriese PP. Prednisone in idiopathic facial paralysis (Bell's palsy).
- Animal model: Coonhoun paralysis, idiopathic polyradiculoneuritis of coonhounds.
- Oculomotor nerve paralysis may cause ptosis, diplopia, and internal ophthalmoplegia.
- The pathway of the facial nerve is long and relatively convoluted, and so there are a number of causes that may result in facial nerve paralysis.
- In chronic palsy or paralysis is complete, nerve decompression.
- Peripheral nerve injury results in more focal paralysis and paresis.
- Botulinum toxin has a delayed onset of action and results in descending paralysis and prominent cranial nerve palsies.
- Robles R: Cranial nerve paralysis after spinal anesthesia.
- Rose AT, Pritzker S: Paralysis of the abducens nerve following spinal anesthesia.
- During the physical examination, a distinction must first be made between paralysis and paresis (incomplete paralysis).
- Understandably, the likelihood of facial paralysis after trauma depends on the location of the trauma.
- Vocal cord stenosis was seen without vocal cord abductor paralysis.
- The major symptom of Bell's palsy is one-sided facial weakness or paralysis.
- Administration of bivalent botulinum antitoxin did not halt progression of paralysis.
- Aerodynamic properties of the larynx are damaged more in paralysis and remain unchanged in paresis.
- Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis or paresis (weakening).
- This compression results in weakness or paralysis that normally occurs on one side of the face only.
- Avulsion of spinal nerves resulting in brachial paralysis is a theoretic indication for exploration of the brachial plexus.
- Brachial plexus palsy refers to paralysis that is associated with compression and tearing of a group of nerves called the brachial plexus.
- Loss of this pathway will result in weakness and paralysis.
- Poliomyelitis and polyneuritis ( neuritis of multiple nerves) result in paralysis with muscle wasting.
- Polio (poliomyelitis) is a viral disease that damages myelin in peripheral nervous system causing paralysis; then the nerve cell degenerates.
- Symptoms start 7 to 11 days after the bite, and include rear leg weakness progressing rapidly to paralysis, and decreased reflexes.
- Cross face grafting in facial paralysis.
- Bell's palsy is partial paralysis of the face.
- This is flaccid paralysis of the face on one side.
- Alford BR. Electrodiagnostic studies in facial paralysis.
- Treatment for facial paralysis associated with acoustic neuroma.
- Bell's palsy, an idiopathic facial nerve palsy, is the most common cause for acute facial nerve paralysis.
- Nonetheless, GBS is the most common cause of neuromuscular paralysis among Americans.
- Bell's palsy, an idiopathic condition, is by definition a diagnosis of exclusion, but is still the most common cause of acute facial nerve paralysis ( 80%).
- Paralysis (69 recruiting studies) 309.
- Paralysis of the legs is called paraplegia.
- Evaluation of traumatic forelimb paralysis of dogs.
- Paralysis can be seen in breeds of dogs that are chondrodysplastic.
- For more information on paralysis, visit Britannica.com.
- Physical trauma, especially fractures of the temporal bone, may also cause acute facial nerve paralysis.
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