Causes of Facial Paralysis
Etiology of Facial Nerve Disorders
Facial nerve disorders present with a variety of different functional and aesthetic problems such as facial nerve paralysis, synkinesis, and hemifacial spasm.
There are numerous causes of facial nerve paralysis (see table 1). The most common causes include Bell’s palsy, acoustic neuroma, trauma and parotid cancer. In this section you can click on each of the etiologies that you are interested in and get more information.
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