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Familial recurrent peripheral facial palsy

Disease definition

Familial recurrent peripheral facial palsy is a rare peripheral neuropathy characterized by an acute onset of unilateral facial muscle weakness with Bell's phenomenon. It is non-progressive, resolves spontaneously, and it might be recurrent with no obvious precipitating factors.

ORPHA:2809

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Familial recurrent Bell palsy
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: G51.0
  • OMIM: 134200
  • UMLS: C1851399
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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