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Facial Droop


Facial droop is weakness in the facial muscles caused by loss of nerve function. This can produce a distorted appearance because the facial muscles sag, usually on only one side of the face.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJennifer Hone, MD, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Last RevisedSeptember 1, 2011

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