Medical Definition of Facial myokymia

1. Myokymia that appears in the facial muscles, causing narrowing of the palpebral fissure and continuous undulation of the facial skin surface; the latter is referred to as "bag of worms" appearance and is best seen with reflected light; due to intrinsic brainstem lesion, such as a pontine glioma or multiple sclerosis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Facial Myokymia

facial expressions
facial feature
facial features
facial gesture
facial hair
facial hemiatrophy
facial hemiatrophy of Romberg
facial hemiplegia
facial hillock
facial index
facial injuries
facial lymph nodes
facial motor nucleus
facial muscle
facial muscles
facial myokymia (current term)
facial nerve
facial nerves
facial neuralgia
facial nucleus
facial pain
facial palsy
facial paralysis
facial plane
facial plexus
facial profile
facial profiling
facial recognition
facial reflex
facial root

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