What is Bell’s Palsy?
Also known as: facial palsy, facial paralysis
Bell’s palsy is a sudden unexplained episode of weakness or paralysis of part of the face muscles, usually on one side, that can occur at any age. Full recovery can take several weeks to months; however, it is rarely permanent.
Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP
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