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Hemifacial Spasm (HFS)

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Hemifacial spasm describes a condition in which involuntary, sometimes painful contractions distort one side of the face. Florida Hospital offers patients with hemifacial spasm the benefits of the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technology and the skills of one of the leading neurology teams in the U.S. They specialize in treatment of the underlying causes of hemifacial spasm, and bring relief to affected people with expertise and compassionate care.

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Hemifacial spasm is one of a number of neuromuscular disorders known as dystonias. The condition may begin with a facial twitch associated with pressure from a blood vessel or facial tumor or a facial nerve injury. The spasms usually progress from minor contractions, eventually affecting all muscles on one entire side of the face.

  Hemifacial spasm describes a condition in which involuntary, sometimes painful contractions distort one side of the face. Florida Hospital offers patients with hemifacial spasm the benefits of the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technology and the skills of one of the leading neurology teams in the U.S. They specialize in treatment of the underlying causes of hemifacial spasm, and bring relief to affected people with expertise and compassionate care.

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