Facial paralysis


Normal Case/Contol

GWAS of 0007209

Sibling Case/Control

No sibling GWAS available 0007209


Case Control
3081 457113

Phenotype Definition

Complete loss of ability to move facial muscles innervated by the facial nerve (i.e., the seventh cranial nerve). [HPO:probinson]

Phenotype Comment

Facial paralysis can be caused by compression of the facial nerve.The main difference between facial paralysis and Palsy is cause for the paralysis can be identified, be it a tumor, infection, or nerve damage. Facial paralysis, in most cases, also appears more permanent than Bell's Palsy, with cases lasting for years to life if a patient doesn't seek treatment.

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Associated Diseases

ID Name Top Correlation
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