Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2022 05 21;101(5):e76-e79. Epub 2022 Jan 21.
From the Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Centro Hospitalar de Entre o Douro e Vouga, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal (ST, JM, JB, JC, JL, CAB); and Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (CAB).
Abstract: Congenital facial palsy is a rare condition, usually related to a traumatic event during birth or as a feature of a syndrome. In this report, two cases of infants with peripheral facial palsy since birth are described, in which magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated unilateral aplasia of the facial nerve. There are only a few cases with similar findings described in the literature. Read More