Isolated hereditary congenital facial paralysis

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Isolated hereditary congenital facial paralysis

Isolated hereditary congenital facial paralysis (IHCFP) is an extremely rare neurological disorder presumed to result from maldevelopment of the facial nucleus and/or cranial nerve and has been reported in fewer than 10 families to date. It manifests as non-progressive isolated unilateral or bilateral symmetrical or asymmetrical facial palsy. Involvement of the branches of the facial nerve can be unequal.

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