Electrodiagnostic studies of the facial nerve in peripheral facial palsy and hemifacial spasm.

@article{VallsSol2007ElectrodiagnosticSO,
  title={Electrodiagnostic studies of the facial nerve in peripheral facial palsy and hemifacial spasm.},
  author={Josep Valls-Sol{\'e}},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={
          14-20
        }
}
Electrodiagnostic (EDX) assessment is one of the most important aspects in the evaluation of the two most common disorders of the facial nerve: facial palsy and hemifacial spasm. Facial palsy is usually an acute disorder that resolves in a few weeks but, in a number of cases, leads to a postparalytic facial syndrome featuring muscle synkinesis, myokymia, and involuntary mass contractions of muscles on the affected side. Hemifacial spasm is usually a chronic disorder characterized by paroxysms… CONTINUE READING
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