Jacqueline Winterkorn, MD, PhD (1947-2015), Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmlogy, Weill Cornell Medicine
Ocular Myasthenia; Third Nerve Palsy; Ptosis; Diplopia; Cogan's Lid Twitch
66 year old man with ptosis OS and diplopia, slow saccades and pattern of a third nerve palsy. He shows a Cogan's lid twitch. Differential diagnosis is cavernous sinus lesion vs myasthenia. The Sleep test shows his eye open and he is diagnosed with myasthenia. His ocular myasthenia mimicked a third nerve palsy.
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Jacqueline Winterkorn Collection, NOVEL
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah