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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF


Vol. 5, Issue 4, Part D (2019)

Bell’s palsy with Synkinesis: A case report

Bell’s palsy with Synkinesis: A case report

Dr. Anwarali M Gayasi and Dr. RM Singarvelan
Bell's palsy is a type of facial paralysis that results in an inability to control the facial muscles on the affected side. Synkinesis is the result from miswiring of nerves after trauma. This result is manifested through involuntary muscular movements accompanying voluntary movements. A 43 year old female came with complaints of pain and weakness on the left side of the face along with involuntary movements on rt side of the face. Patient had past history of similar complaints on right side 18years back due to pregnancy. Physiotherapy treatment was given for 45mins/day for 5 days a week for 9 weeks. There were positive effects of the intervention on mmt, sd curve and house brackmann scale. After 9 weeks of intervention there were positive effects on bells palsy on the left side and synkinesis on the right side of the face.
Pages: 231-235  |  743 Views  107 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Anwarali M Gayasi, Dr. RM Singarvelan. Bell’s palsy with Synkinesis: A case report. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(4):231-235.
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