Meige syndrome


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Related to Meige syndrome: blepharospasm, dystonia, Meige disease

Meige syndrome

A movement disorder characterised by blepharospasm, oromandibular dystonia, and sometimes spasmodic dysphonia.

Meige syndrome

Neurology A movement disorder characterized by blepharospasm, oromandibular dystonia, sometimes spasmodic dysphonia, See Blepharospasm.

Meige syndrome

(mēg, mĕzh)
[Henri Meige, French physician, 1866–1940]
A dystonic movement disorder that can involve dry eyes and excessive eye blinking, with involuntary movements of the jaw muscles, neck, lips, and tongue.