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Isolated facial palsy due to intra-aural tick (ixodoidea) infestation

Asha'ari, Zamzil Amin and Abdullah, Baharudin and Hasan, Shahid and Sidek, Din Suhaimi and Mat Jusoh, Noraffendie (2007) Isolated facial palsy due to intra-aural tick (ixodoidea) infestation. Archives of Orofacial Sciences, 2 (1). pp. 51-53. ISSN 1823-8602

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Abstract

A tick in the ear is a very painful condition and removal is difficult because it grips firmly to the external auditory canal or tympanicmembrane. Facial paralysis is a rarely reported localised neurological complication of an intra-aural tick infestation. The pathophysiology of localised paralysis is discussed, together with the safe way of handling patients with an intra-aural tick infestation

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5556/2380
Uncontrolled Keywords: Complication, facial palsy,intra-aural tick,management
Subjects: R Medicine > RF Otorhinolaryngology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Depositing User: Dr ZAMZIL AMIN ASHA'ARI
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2012 20:55
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 21:00
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/2380

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