Walsh & Hoyt: Ptosis

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Identifier wh_ch24_p1182_3
Title Walsh & Hoyt: Ptosis
Subject Eyelid; Eyelid Function; Ptosis
Creator Barry Skarf, MD, PhD, Henry Ford Health System
Description A deficiency of levator tonus produces the clinical sign called blepharoptosis or ptosis. Ptosis may be produced by damage to the motor system controlling eyelid elevation and position at any point along the pathway, from the cerebral cortex to the levator muscle itself. Topical diagnosis of ptosis depends on the character of the deficiency and on evidence of neuropathic, neuromuscular, aponeurotic, developmental, mechanical, or myopathic disease.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2005
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Relation is Part of Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library (NOVEL): Walsh and Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 6th Edition
Rights Management Copyright 2012. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6k3933t
Setname ehsl_novel_novel
Date Created 2012-06-05
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 185778
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k3933t
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