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69 Possible Causes for Bell's Palsy, Jaw Pain, Otalgia

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Other possibilities of migraine, postherpetic neuralgia, Bell's palsy, and brain tumor were ruled out.[] This jaw pain often is believed to be a dental problem, resulting in unnecessary tooth removal that does not cure the pain.[] Trigeminal neuralgia, Bell's palsy, and other cranial nerve disorders. In: Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 19th ed.[]

  • Mastoiditis

    We report one such case of a patient who presented to us with trismus, jaw pain, and ear discharge.[] We report a case of an 81-year-old immunocompetent man, who underwent a mastoidectomy because of unexplained, progressive otalgia in spite of a noninflamed and air-containing[] In this report, we describe a pediatric case of sigmoid sinus thrombosis following mastoiditis, presenting with nonspecific symptoms such as fever, otalgia, and headache.[]

  • Herpes Zoster

    Prednisone is used for the treatment of certain CNS complications of herpes zoster, such as vasculopathy or Bell's palsy in nonimmunocompromised patients.[] The medical term for head or facial pain due to shingles is "painful trigeminal neuropathy attributed to herpes zoster."[] The patient may experience hearing impairment, nystagmus, vertigo, or a facial nerve palsy mimicking Bell palsy. [16] Patients may lose taste sensation in the anterior two[]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    Bell’s Palsy is a palsy of the facial nerve (Cranial Nerve VII). In approximatel 80% of cases it resolves withing 6 to 8 weeks.[] […] result in jaw, face, and head and neck pain.[] A closed Eustachian tube may be responsible for the feeling of ear fullness, otalgia and serous otitis media [ 38 ].[]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Subluxation

    Bell’s Palsy is a palsy of the facial nerve (Cranial Nerve VII). In approximatel 80% of cases it resolves withing 6 to 8 weeks.[] TMJ Dysfunction Symptoms You may or may not experience jaw pain or tenderness with TMJ dysfunction.[] Other symptoms Ear symptoms - otalgia, tinnitus, dizziness. Headache. Neck pain. 'Locking' episodes - inability to open or close the mouth.[]

  • Malignant Otitis Media

    palsy, hemi facial spasm and tumours causing facial palsy.[] Symptoms of ear canal inflammation, including otalgia (often severe), itching or fullness WITH OR WITHOUT hearing loss or jaw pain* AND 3.[] Clinical presentation Otalgia –throbbing pain Nocturnal pain and aggravated by chewing Otorrhea – pus discharge - yellow, yellow-green, foul smelling, persistent Hearing loss[]

  • Electrical Injury

    (Bell's Palsy) perilymph fistula (see case 1 of Jones) The frequency of this lightning injury causing auditory or vestibular symptoms is unclear, but presumably it is small[] , or back pain) Headache Problems with swallowing, vision, or hearing Irregular heartbeat Muscle spasms and pain Numbness or tingling Breathing problems or lung failure Seizures[] Symptoms at the time she was seen consisted of dizziness, headaches, tinnitus, fullness, difficulty with hearing, and otalgia. ABR was normal.[]

  • Chronic Otitis Externa

    They include a Bell’s Palsy (drooping of the face, inability to blink the eye on side of surgery). This is temporary in 80% plus of the patients that develop it.[] jaw pain can occur in severe cases How is otitis externa diagnosed?[] The most common symptoms related to AOE described by patients are otalgia and otorrhea. Complaints of otalgia can range from mild pruritus to severe discomfort.[]

  • Herpes Zoster Oticus

    In this overview, the results of MRI studies performed on patients with acute peripheral facial palsy, especially Bell's palsy and herpes zoster oticus, are discussed.[] This nerve innervates the ear and lower jaw line.[] Common presenting symptoms include cutaneous auricular vesicles, severe otalgia, inflammation of the pinna, and occasionally unilateral sudden facial paralysis.[]

  • Acute Mastoiditis

    Bell’s Palsy (early) Before the nerve is paralyzed, patients will often report sharp pain or tinnitus. Foreign bodies Always inspect the ear and look for them.[] jaw, forced position of the head - torticollis, infiltrate deep under the sternoclavicular-liners muscle with smoothing the contours of the mastoid process); mastoiditis Orleans[] S. pyogenes causes less otalgia than the other pathogens.[]

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