BELL’S PALSY IN A CHILD WITH COVID 19- CASE REPORT
*Gayathri S., Sajitha S., Devika G., Rinsy P. V., Vinayan K. P. and C. Jayakumar
Bell’s palsy is a common cranial neuropathy causing acute unilateral lower motor neuron facial paralysis. It is often due to or associated with various viral infections. There are very few rare case reports in adults of COVID 19 infection (caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus 2) causing Bell’s Palsy. We report a case of a child diagnosed with COVID-19 infection after presenting as isolated peripheral facial palsy.
Keywords: Bell’s palsy, facial palsy, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2.
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