Facialis phenomenon

Facialis phenomenon

facial spasm produced by light rubbing of the skin or a tap on the zygoma; sometimes percussion above the zygoma causes contraction of the lip only; observed in tetany and sometimes in exophthalmic goiter.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Facialis_phenomenon&oldid=65408"
First | Previous (Facialis) | Next (Facient) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.