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23 Possible Causes for Infrequent Blinking, Myasthenia Gravis

  • Graves Disease

    Note her thyrotoxic stare (infrequent blinking with exophthalmos) and enlarged thyroid gland (goiter).[emedicine.com] We present two patients with Graves' disease and concurrent myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Myotonic dystrophy (MD) diagnosis was confirmed by genetic testing and myasthenia gravis (MG) by a positive titer of cholinergic receptor autoantibodies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Gravis, Internal Medicine, 56, 13, (1733), (2017).[dx.doi.org] Jun-ichi Morita, Kousuke Miyake, Takenobu Kunieda, Satoshi Kaneko and Hirofumi Kusaka, Thymoma-associated Progressive Encephalomyelitis with Rigidity and Myoclonus (PERM) with Myasthenia[dx.doi.org]

  • Vision Disorder

    […] lens problem, dry eye syndrome, foreign body, hemifacial spasm, stroke Blinking, infrequent cranial nerve palsy, Parkinson's disease Bloodshot eye See: red or pink eye Blurred[allaboutvision.com] Myasthenia gravis : Myasthenia gravis occurs when nerve impulses are blocked, leading to severe muscle weakness.[sightmd.com] Accommodative excess can result from cholinergic drug use, trauma, a brain tumor or myasthenia gravis. • Strabismus.[optometricmanagement.com]

  • Ectropion

    The most common abnormalities are prominent eyes, a staring expression and infrequent blinking. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES?[mneye.com] In myasthenia gravis, the symptoms are variable and aggravated with use.[cockerhammd.com] Myasthenia gravis: oral prednisone with or without Mestinon. Always involve a neurologist before initiating therapy.[cockerhammd.com]

  • Thyrotoxic Heart Disease

    blinking). f) Signs and symptoms of Graves orbitopathy: eye pain, tearing, diplopia, eyelid edema, and conjunctival injection. 4.[empendium.com] gravis Chronic active hepatitis Systemic lupus erythematosus Nephrotic syndrome Mechanism of Thyrotoxic crisis Thyrotoxic crisis is a rare medical emergency that occurs due[hyperthyroidismsymptomsx.com] gravis, Sjögren syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus Thyroid storm is a rare and potentially fatal complication of hyperthyroidism.[ecgmojo.com]

  • Orbital Disease

    Summary of signs in Graves disease• Lid retraction• Lid lag (upper and lower• Infrequent blinking and incomplete closure of lids (Stellwag sign)• Lid edema• Exophthalmos•[slideshare.net] Case 1: A 63-year-old woman was admitted to the Neurology Service for worsening diplopia over the previous six months, with a working diagnosis of myasthenia gravis or multiple[endocrine-abstracts.org] Pseudotumor orbitae and myasthenia gravis. A case report. Arch Ophthalmol 1980;98(9):1621–1622. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 51.[link.springer.com]

  • Extrapyramidal Disorder

    Disturbance in the maintenance of emotional and associated movements resulting in bradykinesia (mask face, infrequent blinking and loss of swinging during walking) 9.[slideshare.net] Gravis 7 terms Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 8 terms Nursing Process for the Client With a Chronic Neuromuscular Disorder[quizlet.com] blinking (mask face) Monotonous speech Loss of swinging of the arms during walking 22.  Pathologically, the hallmark features of PD are degeneration of dopaminergic neurons[slideshare.net]

  • Apathetic Thyrotoxicosis with Thyrotoxic Crisis

    These eye signs include eyelid retraction, a prominent staring appearance, infrequent blinking, light sensitivity and proptosis or bulging.[livingwithgravesdisease.com] About 1 percent of patients with Graves’ disease develop myasthenia gravis, producing an occasional confusing clinical situation.[emjournal.net] blinking). f) Signs and symptoms of Graves orbitopathy: eye pain, tearing, diplopia, eyelid edema, and conjunctival injection. 4.[empendium.com]

  • Physostigmine

    Transient weakness has been noted in neonates whose mothers were treated with physostigmine for myasthenia gravis.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com] This inhibition enhances the effect of acetylcholine, making it useful for the treatment of cholinergic disorders and myasthenia gravis.[en.wikipedia.org] gravis).[britannica.com]

  • Congenital Exophthalmos

    blinking difficult eversion upper lid bruit over eye decrease forehead wrinkling with upgaze increased hippus pigmented lids Werner's Classification NO SPECS, with each class[eyeplastics.com] TSH is below normal, while T4 and T3 are typically elevated. 3,8,7-14 Myasthenia gravis (MG).[reviewofoptometry.com] […] and incomplete blinking Conjunctival signs: deep injection and chemosis.[clinipedia.wordpress.com]

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