Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology

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Hemifacial Spasm An Unusual Manifestation of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension.

Selky, Aki K. M.D.; Purvin, Valerie A. M.D.

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Increased intracranial pressure may produce a variety of clinical manifestations, some common and others rare. We present a patient with idiopathic intracranial hypertension whose initial symptom was hemifacial spasm. All signs and symptoms of intracranial hypertension resolved with acetazolamide.

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