Comparisons of steroid, acyclovir, lipoprostoglandin E1 and steroid plus acyclovir treatments in facial paralysis: A rat study

Gok U., Alpay H., Akpolat N., Yoldas T., Kilic A., Yilmaz B., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.69, no.9, pp.1199-1204, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: To induce experimental peripheral facial paralysis by inoculation of HSV1 and to compare the effects of steroid, acyclovir, lipoprostoglandin E2 and steroid + acyclovir treatments in terms of clinical recovery, electrophysiologically and histopathologically.