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Meige Syndrome

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  • To our knowledge, this is the first report demonstrating that Meige syndrome with apraxia of lid opening is induced by sulpiride, and that the condition persists [5].

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  2. Cranial dystonia (Meige syndrome) in postencephalitic parkinsonism. Morrison, P.J., Patterson, V.H. Mov. Disord. (1992) [Pubmed]
  3. Parkinsonism following dystonia in three patients. Katchen, M., Duvoisin, R.C. Mov. Disord. (1986) [Pubmed]
  4. Meige syndrome: relief on high-dose anticholinergic therapy. Duvoisin, R.C. Clinical neuropharmacology. (1983) [Pubmed]
  5. Meige syndrome with apraxia of lid opening after the discontinuation of sulpiride treatment. Tsuji, S., Kikkawa, S., Horiguchi, J., Yamashita, H., Kagaya, A., Morinobu, S., Yamawaki, S. Pharmacopsychiatry (2002) [Pubmed]
  6. Meige syndrome: double-blind crossover study of sodium valproate. Snoek, J.W., van Weerden, T.W., Teelken, A.W., van den Burg, W., Lakke, J.P. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr. (1987) [Pubmed]
  7. Lidocaine tape (Penles) reduces the pain of botulinum toxin injection for Meige syndrome. Onguchi, T., Takano, Y., Dogru, M., Ono, M., Tsubota, K. Am. J. Ophthalmol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  8. Effects of anticholinergic agents on the excitability of the blink reflex in Meige syndrome. Rossi, B., Vignocchi, G., Siciliano, G., Risaliti, R. Eur. Neurol. (1989) [Pubmed]
  9. Meige syndrome: treatment with trihexyphenidyl. Nutt, J.G., Hammerstad, J.P., Carter, J.H., deGarmo, P. Advances in neurology. (1983) [Pubmed]
  10. Effect of clonazepam treatment on antipsychotic drug-induced Meige syndrome and changes in plasma levels of GABA, HVA, and MHPG during treatment. Yoshimura, R., Kakihara, S., Soya, A., Ueda, N., Shinkai, K., Nakamura, J. Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences. (2001) [Pubmed]
  11. The neuropharmacology of tardive dyskinesia, spontaneous dyskinesia, and other dystonias. Stahl, S.M., Davis, K.L., Berger, P.A. Journal of clinical psychopharmacology. (1982) [Pubmed]
  12. Positron emission tomography in patients with benign essential blepharospasm. Esmaeli-Gutstein, B., Nahmias, C., Thompson, M., Kazdan, M., Harvey, J. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. (1999) [Pubmed]
  13. Meige syndrome (blepharospasm-oromandibular dystonia) after long-term neuroleptic therapy. Weiner, W.J., Nausieda, P.A., Glantz, R.H. Neurology (1981) [Pubmed]
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