Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 112–113 | Cite as

Significance of vestibular tests in idiopathic facial paralysis

  • S. C. Mishra
  • A. Sharma
  • S. R. Sardana
Original Article


Vestibular tests do not seem to be comparable with established bioelectric tests in predicting recovery of facial nerve function. In this study normal vestibular status indicates a good prognosis and spontaneous recovery of facial nerve function. Persistent abnormal response indicates degeneration. Vestibular reactions do not improve with decompression suggesting that the lesion extends into the Internal acoustic meatus.


Facial Nerve Spontaneous Recovery Facial Nerve Function Facial Paralysis Spontaneous Nystagmus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. C. Mishra
    • 1
  • A. Sharma
    • 1
  • S. R. Sardana
    • 1
  1. 1.K. G. Medical CollegeLucknow

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