Nawracające porażenie nerwu twarzowego w przebiegu zespołu Melkerssona‑Rosenthala. Studium przypadku
AbstractThis case study describes an example of a rare disorder which applies to alternating facial nerve palsy in Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome. The first description of this case was published in 1928, when Ernst G. Melkersson observed a disease which was characterised by recurring lips edema and facial nerve palsy. Then, in 1931 Curt Rosenthal added fissured tongue to the fundamental features of the syndrome. Unsatisfactory treatment results have prompted a search for interdisciplinary rehabilitation which could improve the functioning of the patient, aesthetics of the appearance, and effectiveness of the treatment. As it turns out, the PNF method, proprioreceptive neuromuscular facilitation stretching, along with neurologopedic therapy bring the most beneficial improvement for the patients.
Key words: edema, paralysis, facial nerve, fissured tongue, Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome, neurologopedic therapy, PNF metho
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