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A case of Pontine Infarct Misdiagnosed as Bell?s palsy: A Case Report | Abstract

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
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A case of Pontine Infarct Misdiagnosed as Bell?s palsy: A Case Report

Author(s): P Ram Prasaanth*, NN Anand, R Karthik Ramalingam, Nitharsha Prakash

Abstract

Bell’s palsy most commonly presents as isolated facial nerve palsy. A rare cause of isolated facial nerve palsy is lacunar infarct involving the pons. Our case who presented with facial nerve palsy was initially seemed to have bell’s palsy but later found to have infarct in pontine.

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