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Facial Droop

Facial droop is weakness in the facial muscles caused by loss of nerve function. This can produce a distorted appearance because the facial muscles sag, usually on only one side of the face.

Current as of: May 12, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Matthew I. Kim, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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