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Descriptor English: Hemifacial Spasm
Descriptor Spanish: Espasmo Hemifacial
Descriptor espasmo hemifacial
Entry term(s) espasmo facial unilateral
miocimia hemifacial
Scope note: Contracción clónica recurrente de los músculos faciales, restringida a un solo lado. Puede ocurrir como una manifestación de lesiones compresivas que afectan al séptimo par craneal (ENFERMEDADES DEL NERVIO FACIAL), durante la recuperación de la PARÁLISIS DE BELL, o en asociación con otras enfermedades. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p 1378)
Descriptor Portuguese: Espasmo Hemifacial
Descriptor French: Spasme hémifacial
Entry term(s): Facial Spasm, Unilateral
Facial Spasms, Unilateral
Hemifacial Myokymia
Hemifacial Spasms
Myokymia, Hemifacial
Spasm, Hemifacial
Spasm, Unilateral Facial
Spasms, Hemifacial
Spasms, Unilateral Facial
Unilateral Facial Spasm
Unilateral Facial Spasms
Tree number(s): C07.465.364
C10.597.613.750.400
C23.888.592.608.750.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019569
Scope note: 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)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Facial Muscles (1966-1997)
Facial Nerve Diseases (1981-1997)
Spasm (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 1998
History Note: 1998
DeCS ID: 33356
Unique ID: D019569
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 1999/12/13
Hemifacial Spasm - Preferred
Concept UI M0029059
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Hemifacial Spasm
Entry term(s) Facial Spasm, Unilateral
Facial Spasms, Unilateral
Hemifacial Spasms
Spasm, Hemifacial
Spasm, Unilateral Facial
Spasms, Hemifacial
Spasms, Unilateral Facial
Unilateral Facial Spasm
Unilateral Facial Spasms
Hemifacial Myokymia - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0336393
Preferred term Hemifacial Myokymia
Entry term(s) Myokymia, Hemifacial



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