Causes of Facial Paralysis

Facial paralysis may be caused by a brain condition (e.g. stroke), or by a facial nerve disorder such as Bellís Palsy. There are many possible causes.

Brain Disorders: Neurological causes of facial paralysis include:

Nerve Disorders: Various disorders of the facial nerves may result in facial paralysis:

Neuromuscular Disorders: Various general disorders of the nerves and muscles may affect the face, such as:

Other Disorders: Other causes include:

Similar Symptoms: See also the causes of these related symptoms:



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