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Facial Nerve Diseases (Facial Nerve Disorders) Summary

Description: Diseases of the facial nerve or nuclei. Pontine disorders may affect the facial nuclei or nerve fascicle. The nerve may be involved intracranially, along its course through the petrous portion of the temporal bone, or along its extracranial course. Clinical manifestations include facial muscle weakness, loss of taste from the anterior tongue, hyperacusis, and decreased lacrimation.

Also Known As: Facial Nerve Disorders; Facial Myokymia; Geniculate Ganglionitis; Cranial Nerve VII Disorders; Facial Nerve Motor Disorders Show All >>

Networked: 54 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 4 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Facial Nerve Diseases

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  2. Kainic Acid (Kainate) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  3. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 176 Generic
  4. onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  5. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin) : 3 results : IBA
  6. tebufenozide (Mimic) : 3 results : IBA
  7. Carbamazepine (Tegretol) : 2 results : FDA 24 Generic
  8. Adenylate Cyclase (Adenylyl Cyclase) : 2 results : IBA
  9. Procaine (Novocaine) : 1 result : FDA 24 Generic
  10. Prednisolone (Predate) : 1 result : FDA 55 Generic
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Diseases Related to Facial Nerve Diseases

  1. Hearing Loss (Hearing Impairment)
  2. Facial Paralysis (Facial Palsy)
  3. Dyskinesias (Dyskinesia)
  4. Bell Palsy (Bell's Palsy)
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
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Key Therapies for Facial Nerve Diseases

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  1. Hyperbaric Oxygenation : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Injections : 1 study in 2 results
  3. Phonophoresis : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Moxibustion : 4 results
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