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2013-07-26 14:09:12

Emergency physicians correctly identified nearly 100 percent of patients with Bell's palsy, the symptoms of which are nearly identical to potentially life-threatening diseases such as stroke and brain tumors. The results of a study of 6 years of California patient records were published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Potential Misdiagnoses of Bell's Palsy in the Emergency Department"). "Even lacking established guidelines for diagnosing Bell's palsy, which is the most...

2012-11-08 11:30:07

For people experiencing first-time symptoms of Bell's palsy, steroid pills very likely are the most effective known treatment for recovering full strength in the facial muscles, according to a guideline published in the November 7, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Bell's palsy is a nerve disorder that affects muscle movement in the face and usually leaves half of the face temporarily paralyzed. "Although most cases of Bell's...

2012-10-24 04:03:48

Cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Stong of Kalos Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the first Atlanta facial plastic surgeon to perform a surgery for patients seeking help to restore their smile affected by facial paralysis Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Stong of Kalos Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the first Atlanta facial plastic surgeon to perform a surgery for patients seeking help to restore their smile affected by facial...

2012-05-23 23:03:10

Dr. Kulbersh appeared on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as a result of a highly competitive fellowship under Dr. Paul Nassif, who is the husband to Adrienne Maloof, known for her work on the show. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 With extensive Hollywood training from the best in Beverly Hills, CA, Jonathan Kulbersh M.D. is returning to his homeland area of the Carolinas. Dr. Kulbersh will be starting a new plastic surgery practice that treats only conditions of the...

2012-05-22 08:53:21

Treatment for Bell palsy (a condition involving the facial nerve and characterized by facial paralysis) with the corticosteroid prednisolone within 72 hours appeared to significantly reduce the number of patients with mild to moderate palsy severity at 12 months, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, a JAMA Network publication. The cause of Bell palsy is unknown but one theory is that a reactivation of latent herpes simplex...

2011-11-09 10:38:33

Research work drawn up by specialists from the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at the University of Navarra Hospital has shown that, after surgical treatment for facial paralysis through using muscular transplant and nervous transposition (connection of facial muscle to a nerve different from the injured facial nerve), the brain of a woman — in comparison to that of a male - manages to adapt itself better, recovers the spontaneous smile and has a greater time...

2011-07-18 16:32:20

Removing a portion of the platysma muscle may ease symptoms for patients experiencing chronic neck stiffness and involuntary movement, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. In previous research, removal of parts of the platysma"”the muscle stretching from the shoulders and chest through the neck"”appeared successful in alleviating hypertonicity (muscular rigidity), according to background information in...

2011-04-29 12:14:14

A study by Henry Ford Hospital shows a direct association between cotton swab use and ruptured eardrum. The study also shows that in most cases the rupture heals on its own and surgery is only necessary for the most severe cases. "In the past, many otolaryngologists have wondered if surgery is really necessary to treat a ruptured eardrum. The results of this study show that 97 percent of cases healed on their own within two months, proving that most cases do not require surgery," says Ilaaf...


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2011-01-24 12:56:26

Herpes zoster (or zoster), is known as shingles or zona and is a viral disease characterized by painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body. Initial infection causes chickenpox. Once chickenpox is over the virus remains in the body and can cause shingles. It can become latent in the nerve cell bodies and sometimes in the dorsal root, cranial nerve, or autonomic ganglion. Years after initial infection, another breakout can cause a painful rash. The rash usually...

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