My, What Asthenia You Have (Presentation Video)

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Identifier walsh_2007_s3_c4_video
Title My, What Asthenia You Have (Presentation Video)
Creator Lee, Michael
Subject Thymoma; Thymus Neoplasms; Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy; Diplopia; Blepharoptosis; Ophthalmoplegia; Deglutition Disorders; Asthenia; Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities; Chromosome Disorders
Presenting Symptom Ptosis; Diplopia; Dysphagia; Muscle weakness
History A 59-year old female with a 3-year history of ptosis and diplopia. Family history significant for myasthenia gravis.
Clinical Bilateral ptosis
Neuroimaging CT
Pathology Spindle cell thymoma
Disease/Diagnosis Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
Treatment Surgery; IVIG; Corticosteroids
References 1. Brais B. Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy: a late-onset polyalanine disease, Cyogenet Genome Res 100:252-260, 2003. 2. Suster S, Moran CA. Micronodular thymoma with lymphoid B-cell hyperplasia: clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of eighteen cases of a distinctive morphologic variant of thymic epithelial neoplasm. Am J Surg Path 23:955-962, 1999. 3. Namba T, Brunner N, Brown SB et al. Familial myasthenia gravis. Report of 27 patients in 12 families and review of 164 patients in 73 families. Arch Neurol 25:61-72, 1971. 4. Murphy J, Murphy SF. Myasthenia gravis in identical twins. Neurology 1986:78-80, 1986.
Relation is Part of Case 4, Session 3, Walsh Session, NANOS 2007
Contributor Primary Lee, Michael
Contributor Secondary Kosmorsky, Gregory; Cook, James
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2007-02-11
Type Image/MovingImage
Format video/mp4
Source 39th Annual Frank Walsh Society Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 2008. 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
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6c53pnk
Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2009-06-18
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 178350
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