What is the House-Brackmann grading system for Bell palsy (idiopathic facial paralysis) (IFP)

Updated: Jun 14, 2019
  • Author: Danette C Taylor, DO, MS, FACN; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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The grading system developed by House and Brackmann categorizes Bell palsy on a scale of I to VI. [3, 4, 5] Grade I is normal facial function.


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