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112 Possible Causes for Eyelid Myotonia

  • Generalized Myotonia of Thomsen

    On examination he showed percussion myotonia. There was no grip myotonia or eyelid myotonia. Nerve conduction studies were normal.[jnnp.bmj.com] After two months there was amelioration of eyelid myotonia after sneezing.[indianpediatrics.net] Myotonia of the eyelids can be present in both chloride and sodium channelopathies [ 18 ].[nature.com]

  • Myotonia Congenita

    Ophthalmic history and exam revealed eyelid myotonia and strabismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Outcomes included change from baseline to week 4 in self-reported severity of symptoms (stiffness, weakness, and pain), Timed Up and Go (TUG), hand grip and eyelid myotonia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There are few reports describing eyelid myotonia and strabismus in patients diagnosed with MC.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paramyotonia Congenita

    Patients will experience progressive difficulty with relaxation of the eyelids .[humpath.com] He was no neurological abnormality except for marked grip myotonia and eyelid myotonia. Slight percussion myotonia was elicited in the tongue and the deltoid muscle.[ci.nii.ac.jp] Treatment with mexiletine relieved her symptoms while having eyelid myotonia elicited at room temperature.[omicsonline.org]

  • Familial Periodic Paralysis

    Myotonia (delayed relaxation after muscle contraction) is common. Eyelid myotonia may be the only symptom.[merckmanuals.com] myotonia (a condition in which after opening and closing the eyes, they cannot be opened for a short time).[medlineplus.gov] Her motor examination was remarkable for eyelid myotonia. Even with cooling, myotonia was not elicited in the hands. Remaining tests of her motor function were normal.[jci.org]

  • Graves Disease

    On neurological examination the patient was presented with muscle weakness, muscle atrophy (in face and sternocleidomastoid muscles), features of myotonia and apocamnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] history of Graves' disease, bilateral cataract, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation was admitted because of muscle weakness, daytime sleepiness, fatigability, drowsiness, bilateral eyelid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congenital Upper Palpebral Retraction

    . • Eyelid myotonia : – may cause transient difficulty opening the eyes after a forceful contraction or transient lid retraction after looking up. • Blepharospasm : – is a[slideshare.net] Myogenic Causes of Eyelid Retraction • Congenital upper or lower eyelid retraction • Congenital hyperthyroidism • Congenital, paradoxical lower eyelid retraction on upgaze[medtextfree.wordpress.com] • Congenital myotonia; myotonic dystrophy • Graves’ ophthalmopathy • Hypokalemic/hyperkalemic familial periodic paralysis • Myasthenia gravis • Botulinum toxin injection[medtextfree.wordpress.com]

  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    ǁ These two patients with hypokalemic periodic paralysis are not the ones with eyelid myotonia reported elsewhere. 6 ** Throughout this report "potassium" therapy denotes[nejm.org] myotonia (a condition in which after opening and closing the eyes, they cannot be opened for a short time).[nlm.nih.gov] […] triggered by high-carbohydrate, high-salt meals, stress, pregnancy, heavy exercise, and cold An attack usually lasts for several hours up to a day Another symptom may include eyelid[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

    Click here to view Figure 2: (a-e) Facial and eyelid myotonia, opening eyelids with fingers, and myotonia in hands; (d,e) Skeletal features of Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia[amhsjournal.org] Abstract Schwartz-Jampel syndrome (SJS) is a rare congenital disorder of continuous myotonia, causing visual and eyelid problems such as blepharospasm, acquired ptosis, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] View in: PubMed subject areas Child, Preschool Dysgammaglobulinemia Eyelid Diseases Female Humans Immunoglobulin A Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes Joint Diseases Myotonia[profiles.uchicago.edu]

  • Cardiodysrhythmic Potassium-Sensitive Periodic Paralysis

    Myotonia (delayed relaxation after muscle contraction) is common. Eyelid myotonia may be the only symptom.[merckmanuals.com] : Not in limbs (Excludes diagnosis); Focal in eyelids Oliguria Obstipation Diaphoresis After attack Muscle discomfort Polyuria Permanent residual weakness Onset: Most often[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] Rare Eyelids only None Present Exercise: Mild to Severe Exercise: Moderate Exercise: Moderate Constant Severe Constant None None None Muscles large No No Yes Yes Yes Yes[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • Ptosis

    . • Eyelid myotonia : – may cause transient difficulty opening the eyes after a forceful contraction or transient lid retraction after looking up. • Blepharospasm : – is a[slideshare.net]

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