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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

Print version ISSN 0004-282X

Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. vol.33 no.1 São Paulo Mar. 1975

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X1975000100006 

Tratamento cirúrgico do espasmo hemifacial. Considerações sobre 11 casos

 

Surgical treatment of hemifacial spasm. Considerations about 11 cases

 

 

Pedro SampaioI; Aloísio MachadoII

IFaculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual da Guanabara: Professor Titular de Neurocirurgia
IIFaculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual da Guanabara: Assistente

 

 


RESUMO

São feitas algumas considerações sobre a etiologia e tratamento do espasmo hemifacial, e apresentados os resultados cirúrgicos em 11 casos. Houve remissão completa em 9, e parcial em dois casos. Observou-se paresia facial permanente em 3 pacientes.


SUMMARY

Some considerations about the etiopathology and treatment of the hemifacial spasm are made and the surgical results of 11 cases reported: nine patients were completely relieved of the spasms. The relief was partial in two cases. A facial permanent paresis was observed in three cases.


 

 

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Disciplina de Neurocirurgia — Faculdade de Ciências Médicas — Av. 28 de Setembro 87 — 20000 Rio de Janeiro, GB — Brasil.
Trabalho da Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual da Guanabara, apresentado ao X Congresso Brasileiro de Neurocirurgia (Campinas SP, julho-1974)

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