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Facial myokymia: a clue to the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis
  1. K. L. de Silva,
  2. John Pearce

    Abstract

    Three patients with multiple sclerosis in whom facial myokymia occurred are described. The clinical and electromyographic features of this phenomenon are reviewed. The phenomenon is most frequently associated with multiple sclerosis, and when it is transient and unassociated with progressive facial paresis and other signs of a pontine tumour, is a strong indication of this condition.

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