What is Gorham’s Disease?

Gorham’s disease is a rare condition in which the facial nerve, or the glottus, becomes misshapen. The result can be very unpleasant and it can eventually become paralyzed. Gorham’s disease also causes damage to the nerves in the ear. This means that, although you may be able to hear normally, you will have trouble seeing...

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What Is Facial Spasm?

Hemifacial spasm, also known as truncular spasm (tricial myasthenia) is a contraction or twitching of facial muscles on one side of your face. Hemifacial spasms are more common in people with diabetes, in whom the muscles may become overactive. The cause is unknown, although medications, surgery, and Botox treatments have been used to control and...

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