Author | Steven Manuli, MD

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Bell's Palsy in a 75-Year-Old Woman

September 14, 2005

For 36 hours, a 75-year-old woman had experienced weakness of the right side of the face. She was unable to close the right eye and drooled from the right side of the mouth. There was no weakness, numbness, or tingling of the extremities. The patient's medications included insulin for type 2 diabetes, furosemide and spironolactone for hypertension, aspirin, alendronate, calcium, vitamin D, and tramadol for occasional pain from osteoarthritis.

Bell's Palsy

February 01, 2003

For 36 hours, a 75-year-old woman had experienced weakness of the right side of the face. She was unable to close the right eye and drooled from the right side of the mouth. There was no weakness, numbness, or tingling of the extremities.