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2,982 Possible Causes for Ptosis

  • Blepharitis

    External Inspection / Eyelids 12 Abnormal Eyelid Position Or Function 4 Entropion Ectropion Ptosis Lagophthalmos Chalazion Trichiasis Conjunctivitis Pterygium Corneal Arcus[ophthalmologytraining.com] “Many thanks for taking care of my ptosis surgery today. I am now back home and resting but wanted to send a quick note to thank you for taking such good care of me.”[clinicalondon.co.uk]

  • Skin Cancer

    Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is the most common form of malignancy in humans. The incidence of NMSC continues to increase despite increased awareness and sun-protective measures. If neglected or mismanaged, NMSC can cause significant morbidity and even death. The most common forms of NMSC on the head and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Overview Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer. Basal cell carcinoma begins in the basal cells — a type of cell within the skin that produces new skin cells as old ones die off. Basal cell carcinoma often appears as a slightly transparent bump on the skin, though it can take other forms. Basal cell carcinoma[…][mayoclinic.org]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    Patients with bilateral ptosis and involvement of the nondominant hemisphere may be at a higher risk.[doi.org]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    Two children presented with acquired nystagmus, one with combined nystagmus and partial sixth nerve palsy, one with partial sixth nerve palsy, one with ptosis and one with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Results: Two children presented with acquired nystagmus, one with combined nystagmus and partial sixth nerve palsy, one with partial sixth nerve palsy, one with ptosis and[mayoclinic.pure.elsevier.com] Cranial nerve disorders: facial palsy (sometimes involving both sides of the face), double vision, drooping eyelid (ptosis), numbness pain and tingling of the face, hearing[lymediseaseaction.org.uk]

  • Lyme Disease

    A 16-year-old girl, with a 4-year history of recurrent left eye photophobia, intense redness, and superior eyelid edema, presented with lid erythema, ptosis, superficial venous[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Conjunctivitis

    It is characterised by papillary hypertrophy, a mucoid discharge and, in severe cases, ptosis.[patient.info]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    BACKGROUND: Ptosis and dysphagia are important features in oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Three patients (10%) underwent late ( 39 months) tightening of their frontalis slings for recurrent ptosis after their initial surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Progressive, usually symmetrical blepharoptosis, with or without dysphagia, appears during middle age. Muscular weakness in the limbs can be noted in some patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Oculomotor Nerve Paralysis

    A patient with a classical locked-in syndrome is described, in whom bilateral ptosis was observed on the 2nd day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Third nerve palsy typically manifests as diplopia and ptosis.[aafp.org] Keywords : Blepharoptosis ; Mucocele ; Oculomotor nerve INTRODUCTION A mucocele is a slowly progressing benign lesion caused by the retention of mucous secretions and expansion[e-ceo.org]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    KEYWORDS: Myasthenia gravis; adjustable ptosis; developing countries; open innovation; ptosis crutch[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSION: Ptosis surgery is a useful adjunct to medical therapy to improve lid height in MG patients with ptosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Successful muscle surgery for selected patients with a stable course of MG and persistent diplopia has been reported. [25, 26, 27] Blepharoptosis surgery Ptosis surgery for[emedicine.com]

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