Chang Treatment

The face paralysis is a common clinical disfuno in neurology, and affects the activity of the daily life even though and the professional activity, therefore the face summons discloses it of our expression and is essential part of the communication human being. Among the etiologies they are distinguished: injuries in VII the craniano nerve (face nerve), for vascular tumors, abcessos, afeces or traumas until the idiopticas (Paralysis of Bell) or iatrognicas. Also it has the possibility of that it can occur for primary an inflammatory process, imunolgico or of viral etiology (Fisher, 2003). The objective of this study was to identify resulted that they point the difference of therapeutical reply how much to the intervention in acute and chronic phase, establishing the used acupontos, as well as the contribution of the acupuntura as complementary form and its benefits as technique in the treatment of face paralysis. 2.

METHODOLOGY was carried through bibliographical research in periodic national and the international ones and books. The database for selected articles was Bireme (virtual library), with consultation in the PubMed, Lilacs and SciElo with the following describers: acupuntura, face paralysis, acute phase, acupontos, and its correspondents in English language: acupuncture, face palsy, acute phase, acupoints, of February the April of 2011. The studied articles of face paralysis and acupuntura had been divided in two groups. First inclua texts with aspects anatomical epidemiologists and of the face paralysis and according to the use of the acupuntura in the treatment of the face paralysis. 3. RESULTED the results they had disclosed that the acupuntura, comparative to the treatment for corticosteroides of the medicine occidental person, better has effect in the treatment of the peripheral face paralysis in shorter stated periods. Moreover, it was observed that the acupuntura applied in the acute phase led to the biggest regression of the disfuno. Table 1.

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