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1 163-10Bilateral PtosisThe patient is a 65 year old physician who presented with intermittent drooping of his eyelids, particularly at the end of the day. He found that if he gently closed his eyes when he came to a stop in his car at a set of traffic lights, his eyelids opened more fully. He subsequently developed inte...Bilateral Ptosis; Decompensated Phoria; Myasthenic Lid Twitch; Tensilon Test; Bilateral Myasthenia Gravis; Ocular Myasthenia Gravis; Ptosis -- Myasthenic
2 210-1Bilateral PtosisThis case, previously reported in 2007, is published courtesy of John Newsom-Davis, M.D., FRCP, FRS, CBE. Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. This patient was unusual in presenting in early childhood and the development of persistent facial muscle and tongue...Bilateral Ptosis; Full Eye Movements; Facial Weakness; Tongue Atrophy; MuSK Antibody Myasthenia Gravis
3 164-10Familial Myasthenia GravisIn 1999 Dr. A. G. Engel published a monograph on Myasthenia Gravis and Myasthenic Disorders with a chapter devoted to Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes. Dr. Engel systematically defined and classified hereditary and congenital myasthenic syndromes, delineated on the basis of their electrophysiologi...Familial Myasthenia Gravis; External Ophthalmoplegia; Ocular Myasthenia Gravis; Unilateral Ptosis; Unilateral Myasthenia Gravis
4 166-25Pseudo-Internculear OphthalmoplegiaThis 32 year old man had the acute onset of double vision followed very quickly by a drooping of the left eyelid. Past History: Negative for any previous episode of double vision No history of strabismus as a child No fatigue, neck weakness, difficulty in chewing or swallowing Family History: Neg...Unilateral Ptosis; Pseudo-internuclear Ophthalmoplegia; Bilateral Weakness of Adduction; Tensilon Test; Ocular Myasthenia Gravis; Unilateral Myasthenia Gravis; Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia
5 163-11Pseudo-Internuclear OphthalmoplegiaIn 1969 this 54 year old man presented with a one month history of blurry vision which started suddenly one afternoon. He said he was "just not focusing" and he saw two images when he "relaxed his sight". He could see clearly covering one eye. Initially, the difficulty in focusing occurred la...Pseudo-internuclear Ophthalmoplegia; Bilateral Weakness of Adduction; Tensilon Test; Ocular Myasthenia Gravis; Bilateral Myasthenia Gravis
6 163-1Unilateral PtosisThe patient is a 46 year old woman who presented in July 1977 with horizontal double vision lasting two weeks. Three weeks later the left upper eyelid started to droop and by the end of the day the eye was closed. She had no ptosis of the right eye and no generalized fatigue. She consulted an in...Unilateral Ptosis; Unilateral Lid Retraction; Myasthenic Lid Twitch; External Ophthalmoplegia; Ocular Myasthenia Gravis; Tensilon Test; Thymolipoma; Generalized Myasthenia Gravis; Unilateral Myasthenia Gravis; Ptosis -- Myasthenic; Lid Retraction; Lid Twitch
7 920-1Unilateral PtosisThis patient is a 46 year old man who carried a diagnosis of late onset diabetes mellitus and hypertension. In October 1985, five weeks prior to admission, he developed vertical diplopia while playing golf. Drooping of the left upper lid (ptosis) developed a few days later and closed the eye. Th...Unilateral ptosis; Positive tensilon test; Ocular Myasthenia Gravis; Unilateral Myasthenia Gravis; Ptosis -- Myasthenic
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