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Complications of Benign essential blepharospasm

Complications list for Benign essential blepharospasm:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Benign essential blepharospasm includes:

See also the symptoms of Benign essential blepharospasm and Benign essential blepharospasm: Introduction.

Complications of Benign essential blepharospasm:

As the condition progresses, the spasms may intensify, forcing the eyelids to remain closed for long periods of time, and thereby causing substantial visual disturbance or functional blindness. It is important to note that the blindness is caused solely by the uncontrollable closing of the eyelids and not by a dysfunction of the eyes. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Benign Essential Blepharospasm Information Page: NINDS)

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About complications:

Complications of Benign essential blepharospasm are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Benign essential blepharospasm. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Benign essential blepharospasm and complications of Benign essential blepharospasm is unclear or arbitrary.

 

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