35-year-old male with facial palsy - Tumor
35-year-old male presents with sudden onset of left-side facial palsy.
Awake, alert, able to name normally, normal memory.
Cranial nerves II-XII are intact except for left peripheral VII palsy.
Strength- 5/5 upper extremities.
No sensory loss.
DTR within normal limits. Cerebellar function is normal.
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