- What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification…
- Henry Meige (1866 – 1940)
- Brueghel’s syndrome
- Blepharospasm-oromandibular dystonia syndrome
- Did they first describe or popularise or plagiarise?
- Altrocci PH. Spontaneous oral-facial dyskinesia. Archives of Neurology 1972; 26 :506-512
- Tolosa ES, Klawans HL. Meige’s disease: A clinical form of facial convulsion, bilateral and medial. Archives of neurology 1979; 36: 635-637
- Tolosa ES. Clinical features of Meige’s disease (idiopathic orofacial dystonia). Archives of neurology 1981; 38: 147–51.
- Marsden CD. Blepharospasm-oromandibular dystonia syndrome (Brueghel’s syndrome) J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry. 1976; 39: 1204–9
- LeDoux Mark S. Meige Syndrome: what’s in a Name? Parkinsonism Relat. Disord. 2009; 15: 483–489.
- Carelli F. Brueghel: his art and his syndrome. London J Prim Care (Abingdon). 2017; 9(3): 43-44
- Pieter Brueghel the Elder 1527-1569. Baillement
the names behind the name
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