CT and hemifacial spasm.

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College School of Medicine
Department Ophthalmology; Neurology
Creator Digre, Kathleen B.
Other Author Corbett, James J.; Smoker, Wendy R.K.; McKusker, Shauna
Title CT and hemifacial spasm.
Date 1988-07
Description Forty-six patients with typical hemifacial spasm had CT. Thirty-eight (83%) were abnormal, including two with surgically documented tumors. Thirty-six had a characteristic dolichoectatic vertebrobasilar artery, with the convexity pointing to the side of the spasm in 92% of the scans. This study suggests that CT is worthwhile procedure in the evaluation of hemifacial spasm and that dolichoectatic vertebrobasilar arteries are very frequently associated with hemifacial spasm.
Type Text
Publisher Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Volume 38
Issue 7
First Page 1111
Last Page 1113
Subject Hemifacial spasms; Tumors; Dolichoectiatic vertebrobasilar artery
Subject MESH Spasm; radiography; Face; Tomography
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Digre KB, Corbett JJ, Smoker WR, McKusker S. CT and hemifacial spasm. Neurology. 1988 Jul;38(7):1111-3. Retrieved on February 20, 2007 frin http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?CMD=Display&DB=pubmed
Rights Management Copyright © Wolters Kluwer, Neurology, 38(7), 1111-3, 1988
Format Medium application/pdf
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v41cfd
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