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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

Print version ISSN 0004-282X

Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. vol.34 no.1 São Paulo Mar. 1976

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X1976000100011 

Paralisia facial bilateral

 

Bilateral facial paralysis: a case report

 

 

J. Fortes-Rego

Departamento de Medicina Especializada da Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde da Universidade de Brasília: Professor-Assistente

 

 


RESUMO

É apresentado um caso de diplegia facial surgida após meningite meningocócica e infecção por herpes simples. Depois de discutir as diversas condições que o fenômeno pode apresentar-se, o autor inclina-se por uma etiologia herpética.


SUMMARY

A case of bilateral facial paralysis following meningococcal meningitis and herpes simplex infection is reported. The author discusses the differential diagnosis of bilateral facial nerve paralysis which includes several diseases and syndromes and concludes by herpetic aetiology.


 

 

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