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Facial Spasm

Facial Spasm

Facial spasm is a rare neuromuscular disorder characterized by involuntary and irregular muscle contractions or spasms on one side of the patient’s face. These spasms result from a normal artery that may compress the facial nerves as they pass through the cranial base.

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