Definición de Bell's palsy en inglés:

Bell's palsy

Silabificación: Bell's pal·sy


  • Paralysis of the facial nerve, causing muscular weakness in one side of the face.
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    • In severe cases (usually during ascent), increased pressure in the middle ear can cause reversible weakness of the facial nerve and Bell's palsy.
    • Other viral illnesses such as mumps and rubella may also trigger Bell's palsy.
    • Her medical history consisted of hypertension, depression, and a right facial nerve palsy secondary to Bell's palsy.


mid 19th century: named after Sir Charles Bell (1774–1842), the Scottish anatomist who first described it.

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