Facial paralysis secondary to acute otitis media

Nicholas White, Kathryn M. McCans

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We describe a case of facial paralysis in a 19-month-old male recently diagnosed with acute otitis media. Results of his physical examination was remarkable for left-sided peripheral facial nerve palsy with an associated middle ear infection. Physicians should understand the etiology, pathophysiology, treatment options, and prognosis of facial palsy in association with otitis media.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-345
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 30 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine


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