The Ice Pack Test For Myasthenia

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Identifier ice_pack_test-Walsh
Title The Ice Pack Test For Myasthenia
Subject Ice pack test; Ice test; Myasthenia Gravis; Ocular Myasthenia; Ptosis; Diagnostic Tests
Creator Ryan D. Walsh, MD, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin; Collin McClelland, MD, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences. University of Minnesota
Description The ice pack test is a simple, low-tech, bedside test that can readily be applied in the outpatient clinic or hospital setting, with minimal risk or discomfort. The ice pack test is used in patients with ptosis to help support or refute a diagnosis of myasthenia. We describe how to perform and interpret the ice pack test.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2016
Type Text; Image
Format application/pdf
Rights Management Copyright 2016. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
File Name ice_pack_test-Walsh.pdf
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6pp2tzv
Setname ehsl_novel_novel
Date Created 2017-02-28
Date Modified 2018-03-27
ID 1209842
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