MRI Showing Bilateral Facial Nerve Enhancement: A Diagnostic Enigma

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Unilateral facial paralysis is a relatively common presentation to primary and secondary care. Bilateral facial paralysis, unlike its unilateral equivalent, is subtler in its presentation and occurs in only 0.3 to 2% patients with facial palsy (1). Although unilateral facial nerve paralysis (FNP) is most commonly idiopathic, the etiology of bilateral FNP is usually definable and often attributed to systemic disease.

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