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  • Andrew J. Larner
Chapter

Abstract

Facial paresis, or prosopoplegia, may result from: Central (upper motor neurone) lesions, Peripheral (lower motor neurone; facial (VII) nerve) lesions, Neuromuscular junction transmission disorders, Primary disease of muscle (i.e. myogenic), Facial paresis is clinically heterogeneous which may be helpful with lesion localization.

Keywords

Dementia Neuropathy Levodopa Meningioma Sarcoidosis 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew J. Larner
    • 1
  1. 1.Walton Centre for Neurology & NeurosurgeryLiverpoolUK

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