Which scales are used to assess facial muscle weakness in Ramsay Hunt syndrome?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Sombat Muengtaweepongsa, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Several scales have been developed to quantify the degree of facial muscle weakness. Of those, the House-Brackmann scale is most commonly used. [6]  However, the Yanagihara facial nerve grading scale is also clinically helpful. [22]


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