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Eyelid Ptosis

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

in Neuro-Ophthalmology

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Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195390841
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322893 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195390841.003.0028

Series: What Do I Do Now

Eyelid Ptosis

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Upper-eyelid ptosis is frequently encountered in clinical practice but has a broad differential diagnosis. We discuss the approach to the patient with upper-eyelid ptosis in this chapter, with special attention to levator dehiscence.

Chapter.  1039 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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