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Bilateral facial nerve palsy following secretory otitis media

  • D. J. Premachandra (a1) and G. Radcliffe (a1)

Abstract

Facial nerve palsy is a known complication of acute suppurative otitis media. Cases of facial nerve palsy following secretory otitis media have not been reported in the world literature. We report a case of bilateral facial nerve palsy following secretory otitis media.

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D. J. Premachandra F.R.C.S., Senior E.N.T. Registrar, Kent and Sussex Hospital, Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 8AT

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Bilateral facial nerve palsy following secretory otitis media

  • D. J. Premachandra (a1) and G. Radcliffe (a1)

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