Neurological Sciences

, Volume 36, Issue 10, pp 1961–1962 | Cite as

Teofilo Folengo’s facial paralysis and unknown demise

  • Francesco M. Galassi
  • Stefano Galassi
Letter to the Editor


Facial paralysis Seventh cranial nerve Mimicry muscle Stroke Brain tumour 



The authors wish to thank Ms Rebecca Jane Stephens, MA (Cambridge University), for her careful and skillful editing of the text.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical statement

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Santarcangelo di RomagnaItaly

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