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  • Condition: Meige Syndrome-Like Blepharospasm caused by Ingestion of Allopurinol
  • Journal: Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences
  • Treatment Used: Botulinum Toxin
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with Meige syndrome-like blepharospasm that was caused by ingestion of allopurinol.
  • Condition: Parkinson's Disease
  • Journal: Toxins
  • Treatment Used: Botulinum Neurotoxin
  • Number of Patients: NULL
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The study researched the outcomes of botulinum neurotoxin for treating Parkinson's disease.
  • Condition: Feline Eyelid Agenesis
  • Journal: Veterinary ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Free Oral Mucosal Graft
  • Number of Patients: 7
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of free oral mucosal graft for patients with feline eyelid agenesis.
  • Condition: Cervical Dystonia and Focal Hand Dystonia
  • Journal: Toxins
  • Treatment Used: Botulinum Toxin
  • Number of Patients: 35
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The study researched the outcomes of botulinum toxin for patients with cervical dystonia and focal hand dystonia.
  • Condition: Focal Dystonia and Focal Limb Dystonia
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Clonazepam, Trihexyphenidyl, Nortriptyline, Baclofen, and Levodopa
  • Number of Patients: 172
  • Published —
In this study, researchers sought to determine the best treatment for focal limb dystonia, cervical dystonia, and blepharospasm according to patient reports.
  • Condition: Primary Meige Syndrome
  • Journal: Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) of Bilateral Globus Pallidus Internus
  • Number of Patients: 40
  • Published —
This study investigated postoperative long-term effectiveness in patients undergoing deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the globus pallidus (GPi) for primary Meige syndrome (spasticity and muscle contractions).
  • Condition: Blepharospasm
  • Journal: Journal of neurology
  • Treatment Used: Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Number of Patients: 69
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the long-term safety and effectiveness of botulinum toxin injections for the treatment of blepharospasms (eye twitches).
  • Condition: Idiopathic Isolated Blepharospasm
  • Journal: Parkinsonism & related disorders
  • Treatment Used: Blocking Wavelengths of Melanopsin Absorption
  • Number of Patients: 21
  • Published —
This study assessed the effectiveness of blocking wavelengths of melanopsin absorption to reduce blinking in blepharospasm as a possible surrogate for photophobia (sensitivity to light).
  • Condition: Benign Essential Blepharospasm (BEB)
  • Journal: Korean journal of ophthalmology : KJO
  • Treatment Used: Botox and Neuronox
  • Number of Patients: 24
  • Published —
This study compared the effectiveness and safety of Botox and Neuronox in the management of benign essential blepharospasm (eyelid twitching; BEB).
  • Condition: Involutional Entropion
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Mini-Incisional Entropion Repair
  • Number of Patients: 31
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This study reported the surgical outcome of mini-incisional correction method to treat involutional entropion (malpositioned eyelid).
  • Condition: Meige Syndrome
  • Journal: Journal of neurology
  • Treatment Used: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
  • Number of Patients: 115
  • Published —
This review of the literature evaluated the safety and effectiveness of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for the treatment of patients with Meige syndrome (a type of dystonia).
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