Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Department of Neurology and Clinical Research Center of Neurological Disease, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, P.R. China

  • Case Report   
    Two Cases of Hemifacial Spasm Completely Recovered after Repeated BTX-A Treatment
    Author(s): Ting-Ting Shen, Ying-Ying Xu, Jing-Liu, Wei-Feng Luo and Xia Zhang*

    Hemifacial Spasm (HSF) refers to the intermittently involuntary clonic twitch or painless rigidity of one or two sides of facial muscles. Patients with hemifacial spasm generally have a decline in quality of life, accompanied by anxiety, depression and other emotional problems, which further aggravate hemifacial spasm symptoms. BTX-A injection is the first choice for treatment of HFS, which can not only relief the symptoms of HFS but also improve the mood problems. There have been no reported cases of HFS cured by drugs or BTX-A. Here we reported two HFS patients recovered after multiple BTX-A treatments without recurrence for 3-8 years, which might provide a clue for further exploration of the pathogenesis of HFS... Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2165-7920.2021.11.1458

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