Belly's Palsy with Clinical Manifestation and Diagnosis- A Review

Anas Al-Yasiry

Department of Basic Science, College of Dentistry, University of Babylon, Iraq.

Aoss Moez Abed–Alhussian Alyassery

Department of Basic Science, College of Dentistry, University of Babylon, Iraq.

Zainab Mahmood Al-Jammali *

Prosthodontics Department, College of Dentistry, University of Babylon, Iraq.

Israa Hussein Ali Ali

Department of Pediatric, Orthodontics & Preventive Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Babylon, Iraq.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Bell's Palsy is one of communal disease of effected to seventh cranial nerve that causes paralysis of one or two side of the face which occur within (72 hours), the etiology unknown but different causes such as psychological, physical condition, viral infection, ischemia of blood vessels, and autoimmune inflammation. The individuals are more susceptible to effected such as pregnancies, severe preeclampsia, obese persons, hypertensive patients, diabetic mellitus, it suspected for both sex male and female, also occur in all age but increase within ages that very important to determined type of treatments . During the clinical examination, the Bell's Palsy patient suffer from weakness of muscle of the face, wrinkling forehead, hyper-acusis blink, the face became asymmetrical and the lip ruck up, the corner of the mouth move upward, the naso-labial folds obliterated, weakness of buccinator muscles that lead to the food stay in labial, buccal vestibule in upper and lower jaw, half of face drooped causes of expression altered severely occur like mask. The aim of review bring attention for determined the etiology of Bell's Palsy, early diagnosis of disease by clinical examination to reach perfect therapy and acceleration recovery time and decreased complete facial paralysis. Conclusion: the authors conclude that it is important to evaluate the drug act to regenerate the nerve and modify the treatment to get effected drug with little symptom, also modification of physical therapy to accelerate healing. Dental management for this patient by motivation of them to maintain oral hygiene and modification dental treatment to return mastication of food, brushing, whistling and using dental prosthesis to restore facial function. Also help the psychological condition of the patient to get positive energy to withstand the disease and get ride.

Keywords: Belly's palsy, clinical manifestation, diagnosis

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Al-Yasiry, A., Alyassery, A. M. A., Al-Jammali , Z. M., & Ali , I. H. A. (2022). Belly’s Palsy with Clinical Manifestation and Diagnosis- A Review. Physical Science International Journal, 26(11-12), 27–34.


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