A Rare Phenomenon: Oculonasal Synkinesis

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Oculonasal synkinesis is the simultaneous contraction of the orbicularis oculi and the compressor narium minor muscles. The etiology of this phenomenon is still unclear; congenital and traumatic reasons are considered to be responsible. Here we report a case of oculonasal synkinesis.

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Correspondence to Alpay Duran.

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Ciloglu, N.S., Duran, A. & Buyukdogan, H. A Rare Phenomenon: Oculonasal Synkinesis. Aesth Plast Surg 38, 1064–1065 (2014).

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