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50 Possible Causes for Pseudo-Ptosis

  • Blepharoptosis

    The diagnostic categories of ptosis are scheduled as pseudo-ptosis, congenital, and acquired ptosis.[] Similarly, ptosis may occur in victims of Botulism (caused by Botulinum toxin) and this is also regarded as a life-threatening symptom Pseudo ptosis due to:Lack of lid support[] First, the diagnosis of ptosis should be established by considering four clinical measurements: palpebral fissure height, marginal reflex distance, upper eyelid crease, and[]

  • Ptosis

    Similarly, ptosis may occur in victims of Botulism (caused by Botulinum toxin) and this is also regarded as a life-threatening symptom Pseudo ptosis due to:Lack of lid support[]

  • Duane Retraction Syndrome

    Partial closure of the eyelids (pseudo-ptosis) of the affected eye when it is adducted. 6.[] Male (3:2) Mostly sporadic, isolated familial patterns reported SIGNS Strabismus Anomalous head position Limitation to horizontal versions Globe retraction, enophthalmos, pseudo-ptosis[] Surgical management of severe cocontraction, globe retraction, and pseudo-ptosis in Duane syndrome. J AAPOS 2004; 8 : 362–367. 40.[]

  • Familial Visceral Myopathy

    0004389 Malabsorption Intestinal malabsorption 0002024 Myopathy Muscle tissue disease 0003198 Ptosis Drooping upper eyelid 0000508 Skeletal muscle atrophy Muscle degeneration[] 0004326 External ophthalmoplegia Paralysis or weakness of muscles within or surrounding outer part of eye 0000544 Gastroparesis Delayed gastric emptying 0002578 Intestinal pseudo-obstruction[]

  • Leigh Syndrome of Adult

    Abstract Leigh syndrome is a mitochondrial disease of infancy and early childhood and is rare in adults. We report an autopsy case of adult Leigh syndrome of 15 years duration in a 32-year-old man with a familial history of the disease. His initial symptom was clumsiness followed by dullness, and dysphasia and[…][]

  • Oculopharyngodistal Myopathy

    We report a case with childhood onset who developed chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction.[] Abstract Oculopharyngodistal myopathy is characterized by the adult onset of ptosis, external ophthalmoplegia, dysphagia, and distal weakness.[]

  • Luft Disease

    […] rapid decline in function occurs and is marked by seizures, altered states of consciousness, dementia, ventilatory failure Neuropathy, ataxia, retinitis pigmentosa, and ptosis[] (NARP) progressive symptoms as described in the acronym dementia Myoneurogenic gastrointestinal encephalopathy (MNGIE) gastrointestinal pseudo-obstruction neuropathy Myoclonic[]

  • Horner's Syndrome

    Hence ptosis of Horner's syndrome is a pseudo-ptosis. ENOPHTALMOS: This is usually due to at optical illusion produced by the narrowed palpebral fissure.[] Signs of Horner syndrome include reduced palpebral fissure with mild ptosis involving both upper and lower lids due to paralysis of the Müller’s muscles innervated by the[] […] sympathetic pathway, pseudo-enophthalmos because of the reduced palpebral fissure, unilateral miosis, dilation lag in the dark (slow dilation of the affected pupil), and heterochromia[]

  • Gonococcal Perihepatitis

    Pseudo-formations of the ear Pseudo-formations in the eyes Psora theory 606 Psoriasis Psoriasis annulata Psoriasis diffusa Psoriasis guttata Psoriasis inveterata Psoriasis[] […] palmaris et plantaris 614, Psoriasis syphilitica Pterigium Ptosis Ptyalism Puerile respiration Puerperal convulsions Puerperal metritis Pulmonic circulation Pulsation of[]

  • Craniosynostosis-Dandy-Walker Malformation-Hydrocephalus Syndrome

    […] situations, increase in intracranial pressure can lead to developmental delay, cognitive impairment, lethargy, seizures, and death Complications of Arnold-Chiari malformations Pseudo[] […] meningocele formation and cerebrospinal fluid leakage Meningitis and wound infection post-surgery Neurovascular injury during surgery causes deficits and hemorrhage Cerebellar ptosis[]

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