Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of eyelid myokymia?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Byron L Lam, MD; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Hemifacial spasm - Unilateral facial contraction due to seventh nerve dysfunction

Essential blepharospasm

Meige syndrome - Blepharospasm and oral facial dystonia

Spastic-paretic facial contracture - Unilateral tonic facial contracture due to pontine dysfunction, associated usually with multiple sclerosis, and brainstem tumors or vascular lesions


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