Acute Idiopathic Facial Palsy
Information about Bell's palsy, including clinical features, differential diagnosis of seventh cranial nerve weakness, prognosis, treatment and further reading.
Associates in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery: Bell's Palsy
Information about Bell's palsy, including explanatory diagram and aspects of recovery and rehabilitation.
Information sheet on Bell's Palsy (facial paralysis) compiled by NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Describes this condition, the prognosis, related conditions, tests, and treatment.
Bell's Palsy - Facial Nerve Disorders
Description of the condition,the nerve, and facial muscles, as well as diagnosis and treatment information.
Bell's Palsy Information Site
Information including diagrams about the causes, symptoms, effects and treatment of Bell's palsy. Also information on Ramsey Hunt Syndrome and other types of facial paralysis.
Bell's Palsy (BUPA)
Description of Bell's palsy, including symptoms, complications, treatment and recovery. Explanatory diagram. From BUPA (UK).
Bell's Palsy Diary
Bell's palsy diary and a recovery graph, hoping to be value to others, from Rudy de Bruin. Site in English and Dutch language.
The Bell's Palsy Network
FAQs, forum, weekly chat and links.
Bell's Palsy: Opthalmology 02/16/98
An opththalmological viewpoint. Describes some available methods of protecting the cornea.
Bells Palsy personal page
Personal account of Bell's Palsy by a sufferer of the condition.
Drug InfoNet Doctors' Answers to Frequently Asked Questions - Bell's Palsy
Answers to frequently asked questions, for discussion purposes.
eMedicine Health - Bell Palsy
Consumer health resource center providing information on causes, symptoms, and treatment of sudden weakness of one side of the face.
eMedicine Health - Bell Palsy
Consumer health resource center providing an overview and its causes, symptoms and treatment.
Eyelid Surgery In Facial Paralysis (Bell's Palsy)
Description of some surgical procedures currently available. Site is accessible for people with low vision.
Facial Nerve Problems: Bell's Palsy
MedicineNet.com's description of the condition including outlines of symptoms and the Herpes virus theory.
Facial nerve (VII) paralysis
Neuroanatomy of various syndromes involving paralysis of the seventh cranial nerve.
Fighting Bells Palsy
A personal story, including what the author is doing to fight to regain his face and helpful links.
From the Grand Rounds Archive at Baylor College of Medicine
Overview of the condition, including historical shifts in treatment methods. Also grades of paralysis, causes and prognosis.
Offers a question and answer entitled, Bell's Palsy symptoms should be evaluated.
Is Tegretol used for Bells Palsy?
The Neurology and Neurosurgery Forum - "ask the doctor" medical forum for patients hosted by Med Help Intl.
LEF Bell's Palsy Information
Abstracts of journal articles covering various aspects of the disease and treatments, compiled by the Life Extension Foundation.
National Centers for Facial Paralysis, Inc.
Bells Palsy treatments: specialists in the rehabilitation of paralyzed facial muscle with over 60 facial palsy centers in the US. A commercial enterprise.
Prednisone for Bell's Palsy
Effect of early treatment of Bell's palsy with prednisolone. Interpretation of one study by Bandolier, a UK health care journal.
Saving Faces: Specialized Surgery helps Patients with Facial Paralysis
Article by Tim Stephens on reconstructive surgery for a patient with facial paralysis. Relevant to the small proportion of people with Bell's palsy who do not regain normal facial movement.
Spring1998 Newsletter from The Facial Paralysis Center
The Pittsburgh center describes relaxation techniques and tips for improving photographs of the paralyzed face. Also biographies of staff members at the time the newsletter was published.
Describes in detail how TCM practitioners in China solve Bell's facial paralysis with traditional Chinese strategies and herbs.
Thought Technology's Advances in EMG Monitoring
Applications of EMG biofeedback in patients with injury or impairment of peripheral nerves including Bell's Palsy.
Varied Use of Microsurgery
Cross-facial nerve graft to improve symmetry and smile. By Professor Earl Owen of Sidney, AU.
What is Facial Retraining?
A program designed to retrain facial muscles for movement and expression after facial paralysis. Relevant to patients with residuals or incomplete recoveries.
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