Although facial diplegia
etiology is similar to that of FP, nearly 50% of the facial paralyses are observed to be idiopathic.
Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis presenting as a facial diplegia
in a 42-year-old woman.
The authors report a case of Lyme disease that presented with two-weekhistory of facial swelling and facial diplegia
Acute bilateral facial nerve palsy (facial diplegia
) is a medical emergency which may be the initial finding of serious disorders such as malignancies.
as unusual variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome: first case reported in Venezuela.
Our patient presented with AIDP and facial diplegia
following recent recovery from P.
Other neurologic examinations showed limitation of extraocular movement in all directions, normal pupil size and light reflex, and facial diplegia
. A lumbar puncture was performed, and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) contained neither leukocytes nor erythrocytes, with a protein level of 19.5 mg/dL.
as the presenting manifestation of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Other neurological complications reported in vivax malaria are, periodic paralysis (12), facial diplegia
(13), aphasia with hemiparesis (14) and Guillain-Barre syndrome (15).
She had facial diplegia
, and her tendon reflexes were absent.
One patient with Guillain-Barre-like syndrome had facial diplegia