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Ann Med Res. 2017; 24(3): 363-364


Recovery in a three years old male child after bellís palsy: a case report

Farjad Afzal, Sidra Manzoor, Asma Afzal.

Abstract
A 3 years old male child with difficulty in chewing, drawing angel of mouth towards to left while smiling, aching of ear and poor right eyelid closure referred from pediatric department for physical therapy treatment to outdoor physical therapy clinic. Onset was sudden two days back. During history taking, patient complained of ear pain and referred to ENT specialist where child was diagnosed for ear infection. Patient recovered completely with two week electrical nerve stimulation and facial muscle exercises. Before starting the interventions, patient was scored on facial disability index. After two weeks of interventions patients scored maximum on facial disability and recovered fully.

Key words: Bellís Palsy; Electrical Muscles Stimulation; Facial Muscle Exercises; Facial Disability.



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