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Meige Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Meige Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.079.590
C10.228.662.300.500
Unique ID
D008538
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008538
Annotation
note entry terms: do not confuse with Meige Syndrome of familial lymphedema ( = MILROY'S DISEASE see LYMPHEDEMA) nor with MEIGS SYNDROME
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dyskinesia
Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia
Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia Syndrome
Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia Syndrome, Idiopathic
Brueghel Syndrome
Idiopathic Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia Syndrome
Idiopathic Orofacial Dyskinesia
Syndrome, Blepharospasm-Oromandibular Dystonia
Previous Indexing
Blepharospasm (1975-1984)
Dystonia (1982-1984)
Facial Muscles (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES 1985-1990
History Note
1991(1985)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/06/05
Revision Date
2005/07/01
Meige Syndrome Preferred
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