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Rating Scale of Jankovic for Essential Blepharospasm

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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ICD-10:

Description:

Essential blepharospasm involves involuntary, bilateral, spasmodic closure of the eyelids caused by contractions of the orbicularis oculi muscles. While often mild, it occasionally may be severe and disabling. Jankovic used a rating scale to determine the severity of the disorder.

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