Experts and Doctors on bell palsy in United States
Locale: United States
Topic: bell palsy
Shannon S, Meadow S, Horowitz S. Clinical inquiries. Are drug therapies effective in treating Bell's palsy?. J Fam Pract. 2003;52:156, 159 pubmed
Ohtake P, Zafron M, Poranki L, Fish D. Does electrical stimulation improve motor recovery in patients with idiopathic facial (Bell) palsy?. Phys Ther. 2006;86:1558-64 pubmed
Jacob A, Brightman R, Welling D. Bilateral cerebellopontine angle metastatic melanoma: a case report. Ear Nose Throat J. 2007;86:388-90 pubmed
..Metastatic disease to the CPAs must be included in the differential diagnosis for any patient presenting with rapid-onset VIIth or VIIIth cranial nerve symptoms. ..
Bogart K, Tickle Degnen L, Ambady N. Compensatory expressive behavior for facial paralysis: adaptation to congenital or acquired disability. Rehabil Psychol. 2012;57:43-51 pubmed publisher
..This study provides the first behavioral evidence that people with congenital FP use more adaptations to express themselves than people with acquired FP. These behaviors could inform social functioning interventions for people with FP. ..
Patel D, Levin K. Bell palsy: Clinical examination and management. Cleve Clin J Med. 2015;82:419-26 pubmed publisher
..Early recognition is essential, as treatment with corticosteroids within 72 hours of onset has been shown to hasten recovery. Fortunately, most patients recover spontaneously within 3 weeks, even if untreated. ..
Lee R, Weber D, Ness A, Wasman J, Megerian C. Inflammatory pseudotumor of the middle ear masquerading as Bell's palsy. Am J Otolaryngol. 2007;28:423-6 pubmed
..Therefore, the relationship between an IPT and facial nerve paralysis is vital and must be recognized for treatment and to maximize postoperative facial nerve function...
Gronseth G, Paduga R. Evidence-based guideline update: steroids and antivirals for Bell palsy: report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2012;79:2209-13 pubmed publisher
..To review evidence published since the 2001 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) practice parameter regarding the effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of steroids and antiviral agents for Bell palsy...
Glass G, Tzafetta K. Optimising treatment of Bell's Palsy in primary care: the need for early appropriate referral. Br J Gen Pract. 2014;64:e807-9 pubmed publisher