ACTH, or corticotrophin, is used during acute crises 21 because it stimulates the production of steroids produced by the adrenal gland. Kaba, and P. Magnetic resonance imaging MRI confirmed the presence of demyelinating lesions affecting the brain stem and the cerebral hemispheres Fig. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The patient's past history was remarkable for pneumonia and a traumatic spinal fracture, from which he had fully recovered. Conclusions Here we present an unusual presentation of multiple sclerosis diagnosed in a year-old male with facial myokymia of left eyelid, which progressed to left hemifacial spasm.
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