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Anales de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas (Asunción)

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GARCIA, Adriana Abigail; MENA CANATA, Carlos  and  VALLEJOS RIART, Santiago. Bilateral post-traumatic facial palsy. An. Fac. Cienc. Méd. (Asunción) [online]. 2022, vol.55, n.3, pp.117-121. ISSN 1816-8949.

Facial nerve palsy is one of the most common neuropathies. However, bilateral occurs only in 0.3 to 2% of cases. The case of a patient with progressive bilateral facial nerve palsy, secondary to cranioencephalic trauma with fracture of both temporal was treated with steroids and physiotherapy with subsequent resolution of symptoms, so it was decided dedicated wait for surgery.

Keywords : Facial nerve; facial palsy; fracture; bilateral..

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