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nuttytexture 12-06-2011 12:11 PM

best way to detect facial nerve damage?
 
hi folks!

what's the best way to diagnose facial nerve damage?

mri or an emg?

thank you!

StayGolden 01-19-2012 10:48 AM

Re: best way to detect facial nerve damage?
 
I would try a MRI to look at the brain. The trigeminal nerve has three branches and affects the majority of the face. This should be seen during a MRI of the brain. Have it done with and without contrast. Hope this helps.


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