Eyelid Myokymia Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jan 03, 2022
  • Author: Byron L Lam, MD; Chief Editor: Edsel B Ing, MD, PhD, MBA, MEd, MPH, MA, FRCSC  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Hemifacial spasm - Unilateral facial contraction due to seventh nerve dysfunction

Essential blepharospasm

Meige syndrome - Blepharospasm and oral facial dystonia

Spastic-paretic facial contracture - Unilateral tonic facial contracture due to pontine dysfunction, associated usually with multiple sclerosis, and brainstem tumors or vascular lesions

Differential Diagnoses