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palsy:

see paralysisparalysis
or palsy
, complete loss or impairment of the ability to use voluntary muscles, usually as the result of a disorder of the nervous system. The nervous tissue that is injured may be in the brain, the spinal cord, or in the muscles themselves.
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palsy

[′pȯl·zē]
(medicine)
Any of various special types of paralysis, such as cerebral palsy.

palsy

Pathol
paralysis, esp of a specified type
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It was harder opening up about the Bell's palsy and how I have anxiety and panic attacks," says Scarlett, "because they're sides of me I don't ever show publicly.
She said: "I never thought as a kid, when I had the accident with my teeth and the Bell's palsy, that I would be taking selfies and posting them on the internet.
But only three hours or so later, the doctor gave us came back in to tell us some amazing news: "Your daughter is fit and healthy - other than the unfortunate case of Bell's palsy, of course.
burgdorferi; HSV-1, positive for HSV-1; and Bell's palsy, negative for borreliosis and acute viral infection.
Bell's palsy can be quite scary for first timers who are unaware of the existence of such a disease.
Material and Methods: Patients suffering from Bell's palsy, reporting to a general physician within the first 72 hours of onset of their symptoms and then later visiting CMH Lahore for a second opinion of neurologist.
But in the case of Bell's palsy, the independent case review committee did not rule out the possibility that the MenACWY-CRM vaccine increased the risk incidence of the condition.
A diagnosis of Bell's palsy must be based on an accurate history and a complete head and neck and cranial nerve assessment.
Speaking about her Bell's palsy battle, the ex-prison officer from Leicestershire said: "Every time I laughed I couldn't move one side of my mouth.
This study aimed to find the effects of the traits of personality on the objective outcome when different acupuncture techniques were used in treating patients with Bell's palsy.
Bell's palsy is a facial nerve palsy involving the lower motor neuron.
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