What causes eyelid myokymia?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Byron L Lam, MD; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Answer

The cause is unknown but may be associated with stress, fatigue, and excessive caffeine or alcohol intake.

Demyelination and brainstem lesions are rarely found in patients thought to have eyelid myokymia.


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