J Korean Neurol Assoc.  2013 Feb;31(1):72-73.

Recurrent Bilateral Bell's Palsy Who Suffered From Acute Pancreatitis

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  • 1Department of Neurology, Daegu Catholic Unversity Medical Center, Catholic Unversity of Daegu School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea. dklee@cu.ac.kr

Abstract

Bell's palsy is the most common cause of unilateral, lower motor facial palsy. Especially recurrent paralysis of the facial nerve is an unusual occurrence and reported in only 7-8%. We report a case of recurrent bilateral Bell's palsy who suffered from acute pancreatitis. Numerous complications can occur after acute pancreatitis, but recurrent bilateral Bell's palsy was not reported yet.

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Acute pancreatitis; Recurrent Bell's palsy
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