Synkinesis

Known as: Synkinesis [Disease/Finding], Synkineses, Synkinesia 
An involuntary movement accompanying a volitional movement. It often refers to facial movements that accompany FACIAL PARALYSIS.
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2008
Review
2008
Facial synkinesis is one of the most distressing consequences of facial paralysis. Synkinesis refers to the abnormal involuntary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT Mice deficient in prokineticin 2(PROK2) and prokineticin receptor2 (PROKR2) exhibit variable olfactory bulb dysgenesis… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE To validate the Synkinesis Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ), a newly developed patient-graded instrument to evaluate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
First described in 1982, laryngeal synkinesis continues to play an important diagnostic and therapeutic role following recurrent… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Studies of cerebral activation of motor function after ischemic stroke may enhance our understanding of… (More)
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1996
1996
Facial nerve synkinesis is an extremely distressing sequela of facial paralysis, and its prevention and treatment are less than… (More)
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1996
1996
Felix Semon's fascination with vocal fold paralysis led to his theory attributing medialization to isolated abductor paralysis… (More)
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1989
1989
Basic research and surgical cases have shown that the injured recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) may regenerate axons to the larynx… (More)
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1984
1984
The authors administered CAT scans and neuropsychological tests to 16 adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (mean age… (More)
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1979
1979
When the facial nerve is injured, changes occur in muscle, proximal nerve, distal nerve, and the cell body in the nucleus. All of… (More)
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