Emotional facial palsy EFP is a rare condition in which facial paresis is only apparent during reflex movements of the hemiface, such as smiling and laughter. We report the case of a year-old man presenting with EFP as the main symptom of a small striatocapsular infarction.
Emotional facial paresis EFP refers to hemifacial paresis of emotionally evoked or spontaneous smiling or weeping with preserved volitional movements of the face.
Emotional facial paresis with striatocapsular infarction - ScienceDirect
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Volitional and Emotional Facial Paresis
Click on image for details. A case of emotional facial palsy with ipsilateral anterior inferior cerebellar artery territory infarction.
A year-old patient noticed sudden ataxic stance and gait dysarthria. Transitory symptoms were vertigo, nausea, and horizontal diplopia.
Localization of emotional and volitional facial paresis. - PubMed - NCBI
Localization of emotional and volitional facial paresis
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