|Year : 2002 | Volume
| Issue : 3 | Page : 369--70
Facial myokymia as a presenting symptom of vestibular schwannoma.
BV Joseph, V Rajshekhar
Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu, India., India
Facial myokymia is a rare presenting feature of a vestibular schwannoma. We present a 48 year old woman with a large right vestibular schwannoma, who presented with facial myokymia. It is postulated that facial myokymia might be due to a defect in the motor axons of the 7th nerve or due to brain stem compression by the tumor.
B V Joseph
Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu, India.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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