Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

Hemifacial Spasm

Hemifacial Spasm: Introduction

Hemifacial Spasm: Hemifacial spasm is a neuromuscular disorder characterized by frequent involuntary contractions of the muscles on one side of the face. ... more about Hemifacial Spasm.

Hemifacial Spasm: Repeated spasms of the face muscles. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hemifacial Spasm is available below.

Symptoms of Hemifacial Spasm

Treatments for Hemifacial Spasm

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Hemifacial Spasm:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Hemifacial Spasm?

Hemifacial Spasm: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Hemifacial Spasm

More information about causes of Hemifacial Spasm:

Disease Topics Related To Hemifacial Spasm

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Hemifacial Spasm:

Hemifacial Spasm: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Hemifacial Spasm

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see more »

Hemifacial Spasm: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hemifacial Spasm

Medical research articles related to Hemifacial Spasm include:

Click here to find more evidence-based articles on the TRIP Database

Hemifacial Spasm: Animations

Prognosis for Hemifacial Spasm

Prognosis for Hemifacial Spasm: Untreated cases of hemifacial spasm generally do not lead to any dire consequences. Prognosis for treated cases varies from patient to patient. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Hemifacial Spasm Information Page: NINDS)

Research about Hemifacial Spasm

Visit our research pages for current research about Hemifacial Spasm treatments.

Clinical Trials for Hemifacial Spasm

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Hemifacial Spasm include:

Hemifacial Spasm: Broader Related Topics

Hemifacial Spasm Message Boards

Related forums and medical stories:

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Hemifacial Spasm, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Article Excerpts about Hemifacial Spasm

Hemifacial spasm is a neuromuscular disorder characterized by frequent involuntary contractions of the muscles on one side of the face. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Hemifacial Spasm Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Hemifacial Spasm:

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) - (Source - Diseases Database)


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise