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Bell's palsy

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A paralysis of facial muscles caused by a defect in cranial nerve VII (facial nerve). The cause is unknown, although there may be herpesvirus infection: in most cases it resolves...

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Embryology

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Branchial apparatus:

First branchial arch:

gives rise to Maxillary and mandibular prominences. The maxilla, zygoma and squamous portion of...

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facial expression

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

A form of non-verbal communication in which an affect display is communicated via the face, the musculature of which is sufficiently complex to enable a vast range of expressions to be...

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Facial re-animation

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

History:

Particularly note for onset. A slow onset is indicative of tumour, acute with infection, trauma, medication or vascular. Also note changes in hearing, taste and dizziness.

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migraine

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n. a neurovascular disorder in a genetically predisposed individual. There is an instability within the brainstem that is triggered by a variety of stimuli (e.g. foods, light,...

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palsy

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

A paralysis of the skeletal muscles of the body, as in cerebral palsy. See Bell's palsy, cerebral palsy, Möbius syndrome, Parkinson's disease, progressive supranuclear palsy, pseudobulbar...

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