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Meige Syndrome
Definition: A syndrome characterized by orofacial DYSTONIA; including BLEPHAROSPASM; forceful jaw opening; lip retraction; platysma muscle spasm; and tongue protrusion. It primarily affects older adults, with an incidence peak in the seventh decade of life. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p108)

Synonym(s): Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia / Brueghel Syndrome / Idiopathic Orofacial Dyskinesia / Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dyskinesia / Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia Syndrome / Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia Syndrome, Idiopathic / Idiopathic Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia Syndrome / Syndrome, Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia / Blepharospasm Oromandibular Dyskinesia / Blepharospasm Oromandibular Dystonia / Blepharospasm Oromandibular Dystonia Syndrome / Blepharospasm Oromandibular Dystonia Syndrome, Idiopathic / Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dyskinesias / Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia Syndromes / Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonias / Dyskinesia, Blepharospasm-Oromandibular / Dyskinesia, Idiopathic Orofacial / Dyskinesias, Blepharospasm-Oromandibular / Dyskinesias, Idiopathic Orofacial / Dystonia Syndrome, Blepharospasm-Oromandibular / Dystonia Syndromes, Blepharospasm-Oromandibular / Dystonia, Blepharospasm-Oromandibular / Dystonias, Blepharospasm-Oromandibular / Idiopathic Blepharospasm Oromandibular Dystonia Syndrome / Idiopathic Orofacial Dyskinesias / Orofacial Dyskinesia, Idiopathic / Orofacial Dyskinesias, Idiopathic
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Broader term(s): - Basal Ganglia Diseases - Brain Diseases - Central Nervous System Diseases - Nervous System Diseases - Dystonic Disorders - Movement Disorders

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