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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Neurology Associates
Dr. Yaltho of Houston Methodist Sugar Land Neurology Associates received honorariums from Acorda, Allergan, Sunovion, and US WorldMeds for speaking engagements.
Jan. 04, 2021
Hemifacial spasm is a peripherally induced movement disorder characterized by repetitive clonic or more sustained spasms that synchronously affect muscles innervated by the facial nerve. Compression of the facial nerve at its junction with the brainstem, by vascular or other structures, appears to cause secondary hyperexcitability of the facial nucleus that seems to underlie most cases of hemifacial spasm.
Apr. 26, 2020