Meige Syndrome: An Eternal Diagnostic Confusion

Abstract

Meige syndrome is an idiopathic dystonia characterized by combination of blepharospasm and involuntary movements of the lower facial and/or masticatory (jaw) muscles. The condition is rare and has a variety of clinical presentations which often lead to its misdiagnosis. We report a case of Meige syndrome repeatedly misdiagnosed and treated unsuccessfully as conversion disorder.

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Chauhan, A. and Chauhan, S. (2015) Meige Syndrome: An Eternal Diagnostic Confusion. Open Journal of Psychiatry, 5, 298-300. doi: 10.4236/ojpsych.2015.53033.

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