• Four patients had unilateral or bilateral facial palsy associated with lymphocytic meningoradiculitis (Bannwarth's syndrome). Diagnosis depends on a lumbar puncture, and if the characteristic CSF changes, ie, pleocytosis and elevated protein level, are found, more comprehensive investigations can be restricted in view of the favorable prognosis.
(Arch Otolaryngol 1984;110:763-764)
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