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Ocular Myasthenia

Matthew J. Thurtell, Robert L. Tomsak and Robert B. Daroff

in Neuro-Ophthalmology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195390841
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322893 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195390841.003.0017

Series: What Do I Do Now

Ocular Myasthenia

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Ocular myasthenia typically causes intermittent or fluctuating ptosis and diplopia but is often difficult to diagnose definitively. We discuss the approach to the patient with suspected ocular myasthenia but no acetylcholine-receptor antibodies, and review the treatment options for ocular myasthenia.

Chapter.  1261 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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