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Blepharospasm

  • By: Komal B. Desai & Sweta Tarigopula
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Blepharospasm, characterized by recurrent spasm of the orbicularis oculi muscle, is a disease where patients demonstrate uncontrolled blinking, twitching, or closure of the eyelids. Symptoms are most commonly bilaterally found, and usually manifest in the fifth to seventh decades. ...

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