Bell palsy

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Acute left lower motor neurone facial palsy.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Subtle but definite (asymetrical) enhancement of the left VIIth nerve especially at the genu and in the horizontal portion of the nerve.  This indicates an inflammatory process rather than Schwannoma as the enhancement is diffuse rather than focal, and non mass like.

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Case information

rID: 19573
Published: 25th Sep 2012
Last edited: 4th Feb 2016
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