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RGD uses the Human Disease Ontology (DO, for disease curation across species. RGD automatically downloads each new release of the ontology on a monthly basis. Some additional terms which are required for RGD's curation purposes but are not currently covered in the official version of DO have been added. As corresponding terms are added to DO, these custom terms are retired and the DO terms substituted in existing annotations and subsequently used for curation.

Term:Hemifacial Spasm
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Accession:DOID:9006607 term browser browse the term
Definition:Recurrent clonic contraction of facial muscles, restricted to one side. It may occur as a manifestation of compressive lesions involving the seventh cranial nerve (FACIAL NERVE DISEASES), during recovery from BELL PALSY, or in association with other disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1378)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Hemifacial Myokymia;   Hemifacial Spasms;   Unilateral Facial Spasm;   Unilateral Facial Spasms
 primary_id: MESH:D019569;   RDO:0007280
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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Il6 interleukin 6 ISO RGD PMID:30684712 RGD:14975126 NCBI chr 4:5,214,602...5,219,178
Ensembl chr 4:5,213,394...5,219,178
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  disease 17251
    sensory system disease 5658
      mouth disease 786
        Hemifacial Spasm 1
          Hemifacial Spasm, Familial 0
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  disease 17251
    disease of anatomical entity 16595
      nervous system disease 12130
        Neurologic Manifestations 5466
          Neuromuscular Manifestations 445
            Spasm 10
              Hemifacial Spasm 1
                Hemifacial Spasm, Familial 0
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