A 21-year-old member asked:
Can bell's palsy affect other parts of the body?
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Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: The name bell palsy is specific to its location on the face. A person can have a neuritis with similar changes in nerve function at different body locations but would be called something different. Medical conditions are often named for the person who first published a description in a medical journal so others could be aware of it.
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Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What parts of the body are affected by bell's palsy?
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Neurosurgery 32 years experience
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