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Movement Disorders >> Blepharospasm
Blepharospasm is a type of dystonia. Dystonia is a condition in which muscles contract involuntarily. In blepharospasm, the muscles around the eye contract causing eye closure or excessive blinking. The causes of dystonia are not well understood. The research focuses on finding the causes of blepharospasm.
General Study Procedures:
The research studies listed below are currently open for enrollment for adult subjects. They may involve various physiological studies to measure the activity in the brain and the muscles. Please see the links below for the procedures and eligibility criteria for specific studies. There is no cost for participation or for any tests associated with the research.
Studies Actively Recruiting Patients:
No studies available for this disease.
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