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Facial nerve palsy with acute otitis media during the first 2 weeks of life

Show simple item record Rizk E.B. El-Bitar M.A. Matar G.M. Saad K.G. Mikati M.A.
dc.contributor.editor May-2005 2017-10-05T16:01:15Z 2017-10-05T16:01:15Z 2005
dc.identifier 10.1177/08830738050200050901
dc.identifier.issn 08830738
dc.description.abstract A full-term male newborn presented to us at the age of 2 weeks with left facial weakness that had started at the age of 4 days and steadily progressed over a 10-day period. Physical examination revealed a complete unilateral left peripheral facial nerve paralysis, with an erythematous dull and bulging left tympanic membrane. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging were normal. The patient underwent left myringotomy and placement of a pneumatic equalization tube within 24 hours of presentation. He also received a 5-day course of prednisone and a 2-week course of antibiotics and acyclovir. Improvement of the facial paralysis was rapid, with near-complete resolution at the time of discharge home and complete resolution 6 weeks later. To our knowledge, this is the only reported case of acute otitis media with associated facial nerve palsy in a newborn during the first 2 weeks of life.
dc.format.extent Pages: (452-454)
dc.language English
dc.publisher HAMILTON
dc.relation.ispartof Publication Name: Journal of Child Neurology; Publication Year: 2005; Volume: 20; no. 5; Pages: (452-454);
dc.source Scopus
dc.title Facial nerve palsy with acute otitis media during the first 2 weeks of life
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.affiliation Rizk, E.B., Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation El-Bitar, M.A., Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Matar, G.M., Department of Microbiolgy and Immunology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Saad, K.G., University of Health Services, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.affiliation Mikati, M.A., Department of Pediatrics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.authorAddress Mikati, M.A.; Department of Pediatrics, Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 11-0236-B52, Beirut, Lebanon; email:
dc.contributor.authorCorporate University: American University of Beirut Medical Center; Faculty: Faculty of Medicine; Department: Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine;
dc.contributor.authorDepartment Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
dc.contributor.authorFaculty Faculty of Medicine
dc.contributor.authorInitials Rizk, EB
dc.contributor.authorInitials El-Bitar, MA
dc.contributor.authorInitials Matar, GM
dc.contributor.authorInitials Saad, KG
dc.contributor.authorInitials Mikati, MA
dc.contributor.authorReprintAddress Mikati, MA (reprint author), Amer Univ Beirut, Med Ctr, Dept Pediat Adult, POB 11-0236-B52, Beirut, Lebanon.
dc.contributor.authorUniversity American University of Beirut Medical Center
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dc.description.citedTotWOSCount 3
dc.description.citedWOSCount 3
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dc.identifier.coden JOCNE
dc.identifier.pubmedID 15968933
dc.identifier.scopusID 21044433760
dc.publisher.address 20 HUGHSON ST SOUTH, PO BOX 620, L C D 1, HAMILTON, ONTARIO L8N 3K7, CANADA
dc.relation.ispartOfISOAbbr J. Child Neurol.
dc.relation.ispartOfIssue 5
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitle Journal of Child Neurology
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitleAbbr J. Child Neurol.
dc.relation.ispartOfVolume 20
dc.source.ID WOS:000229575900014
dc.type.publication Journal
dc.subject.otherChemCAS aciclovir, 59277-89-3
dc.subject.otherChemCAS ampicillin, 69-52-3, 69-53-4, 7177-48-2, 74083-13-9, 94586-58-0
dc.subject.otherChemCAS ceftazidime, 72558-82-8
dc.subject.otherChemCAS prednisone, 53-03-2
dc.subject.otherIndex aciclovir
dc.subject.otherIndex ampicillin
dc.subject.otherIndex antibiotic agent
dc.subject.otherIndex ceftazidime
dc.subject.otherIndex corticosteroid
dc.subject.otherIndex prednisone
dc.subject.otherIndex antibiotic therapy
dc.subject.otherIndex article
dc.subject.otherIndex case report
dc.subject.otherIndex computer assisted tomography
dc.subject.otherIndex differential diagnosis
dc.subject.otherIndex disease course
dc.subject.otherIndex face muscle
dc.subject.otherIndex facial nerve paralysis
dc.subject.otherIndex human
dc.subject.otherIndex male
dc.subject.otherIndex middle ear disease
dc.subject.otherIndex muscle weakness
dc.subject.otherIndex myringotomy
dc.subject.otherIndex newborn
dc.subject.otherIndex nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
dc.subject.otherIndex otitis media
dc.subject.otherIndex outcomes research
dc.subject.otherIndex physical examination
dc.subject.otherIndex priority journal
dc.subject.otherIndex Acute Disease
dc.subject.otherIndex Facial Paralysis
dc.subject.otherIndex Humans
dc.subject.otherIndex Infant, Newborn
dc.subject.otherIndex Male
dc.subject.otherIndex Otitis Media with Effusion
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus PARALYSIS
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus CHILDREN
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus AGE
dc.subject.otherWOS Clinical Neurology
dc.subject.otherWOS Pediatrics

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