Facial Nerve Diseases D005155

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Diseases [C] » Nervous System Diseases [C10] » Cranial Nerve Diseases » Facial Nerve Diseases

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.   MeSH

Subtype Terms (7)

Bell Palsy
6 approved drugs

Facial Hemiatrophy
 

Facial Nerve Injuries
5 drugs (3 approved, 2 experimental)


Phase 4 Indicated Drugs (1)

Other Experimental Indicated Drugs (1)


Organization Involved with Phase 4 Indications (2)

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