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31 October 2020: Articles

A 44-Year-Old Hispanic Man with Loss of Taste and Bilateral Facial Weakness Diagnosed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome and Bell’s Palsy Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection Treated with Intravenous Immunoglobulin

Rare disease

Misbahuddin Khaja B* , Gabriella P. Roa Gomez A , Yaneidy Santana A , Nolberto Hernandez A , Asim Haider A , Jose Luis Perez Lara A , Rene Elkin A

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.927956

Am J Case Rep 2020; 21:e927956

Table 1. Causes of Bell’s palsy.

Viral infectionsHerpes simplex, herpes zoster, cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, adenovirus, rubella virus, mumps, influenza B, coxsackievirus, and HIV
Tick-borne diseaseLyme disease
Immune-mediated polyneuropathyGuillain-Barré syndrome
Autoimmune conditionSjogren’s syndrome
MetabolicDiabetes mellitus
Inflammatory diseaseSarcoidosis
Cerebrovascular conditionStroke
TumorsParotid gland, internal acoustic canal, cerebellopontine angle, or temporal bone lesions
Rare conditionMelkersson-Rosenthal syndrome

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923