Facial weakness

Facial weakness

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ICD9 = ICD9|781.94, ICD9|438.83

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Facial weakness is a medical sign associated with a variety of medical conditions.

Some specific conditions associated with facial weakness include:
* stroke
* neurofibromatosis
* Bell's palsy
* Ramsay Hunt syndrome

ee also

* Acute facial nerve paralysis
* Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy

External links

* [http://pediatricneuro.com/alfonso/pg169.htm Differential diagnosis]
* [http://www.littletongov.org/fire/ems/hot/2004/stroke/facialweakenss.jpgDiagram of appearance in stroke]

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