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Causes of Hemifacial Spasm

List of causes of Hemifacial Spasm

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Hemifacial Spasm) that could possibly cause Hemifacial Spasm includes:

  • Facial nerve injury
  • Tumor
  • Blood vessel pressing on the facial nerve
More causes:see full list of causes for Hemifacial spasm

Hemifacial Spasm: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Hemifacial Spasm, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Hemifacial Spasm:

Hemifacial Spasm: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Hemifacial Spasm: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Hemifacial Spasm?

Causes: Hemifacial Spasm: The condition may be caused by a facial nerve injury or a tumor, or it may have no apparent cause. Very commonly, hemifacial spasm is caused by a blood vessel pressing on the facial nerve. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Hemifacial Spasm Information Page: NINDS)

Related information on causes of Hemifacial Spasm:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Hemifacial Spasm may be found in:


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