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What age group is most affected by bell's palsy?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
All ages: Median age of onset is 40, but it is seen in all age groups.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Plastic Surgery 38 years experience
Any age: Bell's palsy can occur in any age. Other causes of facial paralysis should be ruled out whenever facial paralysis or weakness occurs.

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