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Facial Nerve Diseases

"Facial Nerve Diseases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Diseases of the facial nerve or nuclei. Pontine disorders may affect the facial nuclei or nerve fascicle. The nerve may be involved intracranially, along its course through the petrous portion of the temporal bone, or along its extracranial course. Clinical manifestations include facial muscle weakness, loss of taste from the anterior tongue, hyperacusis, and decreased lacrimation.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Facial Nerve Diseases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Facial Nerve Diseases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 25 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2010 and 2013 and 2014
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