Hemifacial spasm due to elongation and ectasia of the distal segment of the vertebral artery

@article{Carella1973HemifacialSD,
  title={Hemifacial spasm due to elongation and ectasia of the distal segment of the vertebral artery},
  author={Aristide Carella and Giuseppe Caruso and Paolo Lamberti},
  journal={Neuroradiology},
  year={1973},
  volume={6},
  pages={233-236}
}
The authors describe two cases of hemifacial spasm due to elongation of the terminal segment of the vertebral artery. One of the two patients had a bony malformation of the atlanto-occipital joint. This coincidence has indicated a vascular pathogenetic hypothesis in cases of hemifacial spasm with bone malformation of the atlanto-occipital joint. Les auteurs… CONTINUE READING