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Mesh term Facial Nerve Diseases

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Cranial Nerve Diseases
Mouth Diseases


Diseases of the facial nerve or nuclei. Pontine disorders may affect the facial nuclei or nerve fascicle. The nerve may be involved intracranially, along its course through the petrous portion of the temporal bone, or along its extracranial course. Clinical manifestations include facial muscle weakness, loss of taste from the anterior tongue, hyperacusis, and decreased lacrimation.

Browse to child terms:
Bell Palsy
Facial Hemiatrophy
Facial Nerve Injuries
Facial Neuralgia
Herpes Zoster Oticus
Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome
Mobius Syndrome

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