Sudden onset palatal palsy-an iceberg in ENT

Authors

  • Stuti Shukla Department of ENT, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Sama Rizvi Department of ENT, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Bhumesh Tyagi Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20232532

Keywords:

Idiopathic, Nasal regurgitation, Nasal speech, Palatine paralysis

Abstract

We report a case of isolated palatine paralysis in a 15-year-old boy. The patient presented with complaints of nasal regurgitation of liquids with nasal speech. The patient recovered in 10 days without any residual paralysis. Various causes, which include infections, trauma, tumor, and brainstem lesions, were investigated, but no predisposing factor was found. The patient responded well to conservative management.

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Published

2023-08-24

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Case Reports