Blepharospasm

Known as: Blepharospasms, twitch eyelid, Eyelid twitching 
Excessive winking; tonic or clonic spasm of the orbicularis oculi muscle.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Absence of functional FMRP causes Fragile X syndrome. Abnormalities in synaptic processes in the cerebral cortex and hippocampus… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
A fundamental tenet of cerebellar learning theories asserts that climbing fibre afferents from the inferior olive provide a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a ubiquitous environmental bacterium capable of forming biofilms on surfaces as a survival strategy. It… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Polyphosphate kinase (PPK), encoded by the ppk gene, is the principal enzyme in many bacteria for the synthesis of inorganic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We used large-scale computer simulations of eyelid conditioning to investigate how the cerebellum generates and makes use of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
This study provides a comprehensive description of upper eyelid movement in normal human subjects. Using the magnetic search coil… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
A 52-year-old woman had a newly recognized disorder of familial hypoceruloplasminemia, blepharospasm, retinal degeneration, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The pathophysiology of reflexes mediated by the fifth and seventh cranial nerves has been studied in 16 patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Thirty-nine patients with blepharospasm were treated with injections of botulinum A toxin into the lid and brow. The maximum… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
We evaluated prospectively 100 patients, the largest reported series, with blepharospasm and orofacial-cervical dystonia, or… (More)
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