Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 4

Recurrent Bell’s Palsy - A Case Report and Review of Literature

Harjitpal Singh*1 and Ravinder Kaur2

1Department of ENT, Dr Radhakrishnan Govt Medical College, Hamirpur, India
2Department of Biochemistry, Dr Radhakrishnan Govt Medical College, Hamirpur, India

*Corresponding Author: Harjitpal Singh, Department of ENT, Dr Radhakrishnan Govt Medical College, Hamirpur, India.

Received: January 11, 2023; Published: March 07, 2023

Abstract

Bell’s palsy (Idiopathic Facial Nerve Palsy) is the most common cause of unilateral facial paralysis worldwide. However recurrent paralysis of the facial nerve is an uncommon occurrence and reported in only 7-8% of all Bell’s palsy cases. Recurrent facial palsy was first reported in 1871. Recurrences of Bell’s palsy in a patient may be the sign or symptom of a serious illness/syndrome. Therefore; in recurrent cases, family history, systemic diseases and malignancy must be investigated. We are reporting a case of recurrent bilateral Bell’s palsy with two episodes within one year, with review of similar case reports/data available at present.

Keywords: Facial Paralysis; Idiopathic; Recurrent

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Citation

Citation: Harjitpal Singh and Ravinder Kaur. “Recurrent Bell’s Palsy - A Case Report and Review of Literature".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.4 (2023): 08-11.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Harjitpal Singh and Ravinder Kaur. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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