Understanding Hemifacial spasm: A Review Of An Uncommon Movement Disorder

Authors

  • Nayeem Anwar Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Bangabandhu Shiekh Mujib Medical University(BSMMU), Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Shamsun Nahar Professor, Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, BSMMU, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Nawreen Binte Anwar FCPS (Ophthalmology) Final part student, Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS), Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • AKM Anwar Ullah Ex-Professor, Dept. of Neurology, BSMMU, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjn.v35i2.57637

Keywords:

Hemifacial Spasm, Movement Disorder

Abstract

Hemifacial Spasm is a rare condition and often misdiagnosed even by neurologists. Although etiology, pathophysiology is clear, treatment is unsuccessful in many cases. In this review article we focus on etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of this infrequent movement disorder.

Bangladesh Journal of Neuroscience 2019; Vol. 35 (2): 104-109

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Published

2019-07-31

How to Cite

Anwar, N. ., Nahar, S. ., Anwar, N. B. ., & Ullah, A. A. . (2019). Understanding Hemifacial spasm: A Review Of An Uncommon Movement Disorder. Bangladesh Journal of Neuroscience, 35(2), 104–109. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjn.v35i2.57637

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Review Articles