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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 216-218

Bilateral facial nerve palsy in a newly diagnosed diabetic patient with associated herpes labialis


1 Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital, Ramnagar, Banur, Patiala, India
2 Department of Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India

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Manish Gupta
Department of ENT, Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital, Banur, Punjab
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0971-7749.146943

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Bilateral facial nerve palsy is a very rare condition, usually following neurologic, neoplastic, traumatic, infective or metabolic causes. We present here a case of 29-year-old male, diagnosed on admission as diabetic with herpes labialis and bilateral facial paralysis. As the differentials are extensive, diagnostic workup and subsequent treatment should be done keeping various etiological factors in mind.


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