Idiopathic hemifacial spasm responsive to zonisamide: a case report.

@article{Siniscalchi2009IdiopathicHS,
  title={Idiopathic hemifacial spasm responsive to zonisamide: a case report.},
  author={Antonio Siniscalchi and Luca Gallelli and Caterina Palleria and Giovambattista De Sarro},
  journal={Clinical neuropharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={230-1}
}
AIM We describe a patient with idiopathic hemifacial spasm (HFS) that was responsive to zonisamide treatment. METHODS AND RESULTS A 65-year-old woman presented with a 4-year history of left-sided HFS developing gradually, starting from the upper facial muscles. After several analyses, the diagnosis of idiopathic HFS was made, and the clonazepam treatment… CONTINUE READING