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873 Possible Causes for Blepharoptosis, Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Pressure - Low pressure Possibly due to ciliary body detachment SLE: L/L: Blepharoptosis. Brow ptosis.[] Evaluation and Management of Blepharoptosis. New York: Springer; 2011. 79 p. Sorge A, Devoelaere T, Sotodeh M, et. all.[]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Blepharoptosis surgery: In some cases, medication or other therapies may not be effective for treating ptosis.[] Surgical correction of blepharoptosis in patients with myasthenia gravis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2001 Mar. 17(2):103-10. [Medline].[] Effect of local heat versus ice on blepharoptosis resulting from ocular myasthenia. Ophathalmology 2000 ; 107: 2209 – 14. Google Scholar 9. Engstrom, JW.[]

  • Blepharitis

    Blepharitis ( BLEF-ər-EYE-tis) is one of the most common ocular conditions characterized by inflammation, scaling, reddening, and crusting of the eyelid. This condition may also cause burning, itching, or a grainy sensation when introducing foreign objects or substances to the eye. Although blepharitis is not[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    The symptoms of a transient ischemic attack are temporary and often resolve before the patient can be seen by a health care provider. Patient history is therefore of great importance. History from the family, witnesses, and emergency medical services, as well as the patient, should be obtained. History may[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Conjunctivitis

    Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva due to infectious agents or allergens that may irritate the covering layer. Patients present with follicles on the eyelids and a thin, watery purulent discharge from both eyes. There is ocular pain, redness (hence the name pink eye) and eyelid and periorbital[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) is one of the subtypes of multiple sclerosis (MS) distinguished by a slow and irreversible course of myelopathy and overall neurological decline. Contrary to other MS forms, significant female predilection is not observed. Spastic paraparesis and progressive ataxia are[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Graves Disease

    Graves disease is an autoimmune thyroid disorder characterized by hyperthyroidism, ophthalmopathy and goitre. The autoimmune process in Graves disease is influenced by a combination of environmental and genetic factors. The signs and symptoms of Graves' disease include insomnia, tremor, hyperactivity, hyperhidrosis,[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Subdural Hematoma

    A subdural hematoma (SDH) is a type of hematoma—usually associated with traumatic brain injury—in which blood gathers between the inner layer of the dura mater and the arachnoid mater. It usually results from tears in bridging veins that cross the subdural space. Subdural hematomas may cause an increase in[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Heroin Dependence

    BACKGROUND: Heroin dependence is associated with a hyperactive hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, proposed as a biological correlate of craving. Maintenance treatment with methadone normalizes HPA axis activity. Here, we examined HPA axis activity under maintenance treatment with the increasingly utilized[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical difficulties. Evidence‐Based Diagnostics Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Systematic Review and Meta‐analysis Describing the Diagnostic Accuracy of History, Physical Examination, Imaging, and Lumbar Puncture With an Exploration of[…][]

    Missing: Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus

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