Many patients seek emergency with a facial paralysis on a side of the face thinking they are having a stroke.
However, most of the time these people are having peripheral facial paralysis.
This consists of a transient or permanent interruption of the functioning of the facial nerve on one side of the face.
They can be caused by viral infections, post-surgical or idiopathic injuries.
Exams such as audiometry with stapes reflex investigation and resonance are important for topodiagnosis.
So when having this problem, be sure to look for one of our units to have the best treatment that suits you: