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Disease Hemifacial Spasm

Name Hemifacial Spasm
Synonyms Facial Spasms, Unilateral | Facial Spasm, Unilateral | Hemifacial Myokymia | Hemifacial Spasms | Myokymia, Hemifacial | Spasm, Hemifacial | Spasms, Hemifacial | Spasms, Unilateral Facial | Spasm, Unilateral Facial | Unilateral Facial Spasm | Unilateral Facial Spasms
Definition Recurrent clonic contraction of facial muscles, restricted to one side. It may occur as a manifestation of compressive lesions involving the seventh cranial nerve (FACIAL NERVE DISEASES), during recovery from BELL PALSY, or in association with other disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1378)
Categories Mouth disease | Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D019569

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1. DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hemifacial Spasm Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Spasm Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hemifacial Spasm Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Spasm Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hemifacial Spasm Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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  Hemifacial Spasm, Familial