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1 906-2Progressive External OphthalmoplegiaThe patient is an 18 year old girl, first seen in 1990 with a 6 year history of progressive ptosis. In 1986, at age 14, she was seen by an ophthalmologist and pediatric neurologist and investigated. Myasthenia Gravis was ruled out by a negative Tensilon test, negative anti-acetylcholine receptor ...Bilateral Ptosis; Facial Weakness; Complete External Ophthalmoplegia; Normal Pupils; Bilateral Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia (PEO); Mitochondrial Myopathy
2 926-2Progressive External OphthalmoplegiaThis 48 year old woman, who was first seen by a neurologist in March 1989, with a 7 year history of progressive unilateral ptosis, mild facial weakness and generalized fatigue. On examination she had ptosis of the right eye and bilateral limitation of upward gaze. Myasthenia Gravis was ruled out by...Unilateral Ptosis; External Ophthalmoplegia Affecting Upgaze; Normal Pupils; Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia (PEO); Mitochondrial Myopathy; Unilateral Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia; Kearns-Sayre
3 926-3Progressive External OphthalmoplegiaThe patient is a retired physician, age 70, who recalls having eye muscle exercises as a child way back in 1924. Years later, she noted difficulty in focusing her eyes on horizontal gaze to the right and left which preceded the onset of bilateral ptosis. She presented in 1985, at age 65, with mark...Bilateral Ptosis; Facial Weakness; Complete External Ophthalmoplegia; Normal Pupils; Bilateral Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia (PEO); Mitochondrial Myopathy
4 945-3Progressive External OphthalmoplegiaIn 1995 I published this case alongside eleven personal cases, three with the Kearns-Sayer Syndrome (KSS) and five with Progressive External Opthalmoplegia (PEO). Am J of Neuroradiol:16 (5);1167-1173. The patient was under the care of Dr. Raymond Adams from age 13 years. In 1991, at age 40 years...Bilateral Ptosis; Facial Weakness; Complete External Ophthalmoplegia; Bilateral Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia (PEO); Mitochondrial Myopathy; PEO plus Deafness; Cerebellar Degeneration with Ataxia; Chronic Progressive External Opthalmoplegia
5 946-1Progressive External OphthalmoplegiaIn 1995 I published this case alongside eleven personal cases, three with the Kearns-Sayer Syndrome (KSS) and five with Progressive External Opthalmoplegia (PEO). Am J of Neuroradiol:16 (5);1167-1173. This patient with KSS is still alive in 2009. In 1968, at the age of 15 he presented with a hi...Bilateral Ptosis; Facial Weakness; Complete External Ophthalmoplegia; Bilateral Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia (PEO); Mitochondrial Myopathy; PEO plus Atypical Retinitis Pigmentosa, Heart Block, Deafness, Proximal Myopathy and Cerebellar Degeneration with Ataxia; Kearns-Sayre Syndrome
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