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BMC Neurol. 2001 Dec 18;1:7. Epub 2001 Dec 18.Related Articles, Links Weather conditions and Bell's palsy: five-year study and review of the literature.Danielides V, Patrikakos G, Nousia CS, Bartzokas A, Milionis HJ, Lolis C, Skevas A.Dept of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece. vdanielidis@hotmail.comBACKGROUND: Climatic or meteorological condition changes have been implicated in the pathogenesis of Bell's palsy (BP). We evaluate the influence of meteorological parameters, such as temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure, and their variation and covariation on the incidence of BP and present a review of the literature on the effect of meteorological conditions on facial nerve function. METHODS: A total of 171 cases of BP admitted to our Department over a five-year period were studied. The meteorological database included daily values of 13 distinct parameters recorded at the meteorological station of the University of Ioannina during this period. A relationship between each meteorological variable and the incidence of BP was investigated by applying (Chi2) test on data from 13 contingency tables. In addition, the influence of different weather types on the incidence of BP was also investigated. For this purpose Cluster Analysis was used to create eight clusters (weather types) for the Ioannina prefecture and (Chi2) test was applied on the contingency tables consisting of the days of BP cases for each cluster. RESULTS: No signi

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