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Although the prognosis is good in the majority of cases, a significant percentage of affected individuals may have sequelae that can negatively affect their lives. The use of therapeutic measures as early as possible can improve the prognosis. Further studies are needed for the establishment of adequate protocols.
This content was published in We do not recommend that you take any clinical decisions based on this information without first ensuring you have checked the latest guidance. Palsy means paralysis. The condition often presents suddenly, without warning, and can develop over a number of hours, peaking at 72 hours. The paralysis is usually restricted to one side of the face and may be partial or complete.