Should I baby sit?

A 4 year old boy had an astrocytoma removed 1 year ago which resulted in a complete flaccid palsy on the left together with bilateral VI palsy. His swallow is safe and other cranial nerves are grossly intact – he is still under surveillance by the oncologists....

Unusual Facial Palsy

A 66-year-old patient presented with bilateral nearly-flaccid facial paralysis (no synkinesis). Fourteen months ago following a sinus infection they had a tissue biopsy (? Mucor because he has chronic lymphocytic leukemia, but negative) and extraction of an impacted...

Recurrent Palsy

A patient in their late 60s had a vestibular schwannoma subtotally resected 7 years ago. They experienced transient facial weakness with a full recovery. It required gamma-knife to treat the remnant. They then experienced an acute facial palsy for a few days after...