Majdinasab, Nastaran; Keyhanifard, Majid; Yosefkhah, Mahyar; Bavarsad, Reza; Aleali, Armaghan Moravej
July 2010
Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences;Jul2010, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p729
Academic Journal
Case Study
The Meige's syndrome is characterized by the presence of bilateral, symmetrical, dystonic cramp of face muscles or muscles of middle line of body, the respiratory muscles and muscles of throat. The etiology of Meige's syndrome is uncertain. A disorder of basal ganglia function along with perhaps neurotransmitter imbalance (dopamine and acetylcholine) is likely to be the mechanism involved in the causation of this disorder. It is a rare condition and only a limited number of cases have been reported in literature. However, many patients may remain undiscovered or misdiagnosed. Our aim is to introduce a case of 68 years old man who was referred to neurology department with chief complaint of oromandibular dystonia and dysphasia. He was treated successfully with Botulinum toxin.


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