ocular myasthenia


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ocular myasthenia

[‚äk·yə·lər ‚mī·əs′thē·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A form of myasthenia gravis that is restricted to the eye muscles, symptoms may include droopy eyelids and blurred or double vision.
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The study population comprised subjects who were referred to our EMG laboratory to exclude ocular myasthenia between January 2010 and June 2013.
The retrospective design and obtaining the normative data from the subjects who had been referred to exclude ocular myasthenia are the main limitations of this study Nevertheless, jitter values higher than 44 [micro]s calculated from the single-fiber-like action potential pairs, which were recorded by using a 37-mm CNE with 2-kHz high-pass filtering, should alert the physician to the possibility of neuromuscular junction disorder and constitute an indication for a further diagnostic investigation.
Background: Single-fiber electromyography (SFEMG) abnormality in the extensor digitorum communis (EDC) was reported in ocular myasthenia gravis (OMG), which indicated subclinical involvement beyond extraocular muscles in OMG patients.
sup][1] In ocular myasthenia gravis (OMG), weakness is limited to the extrinsic ocular muscles, and no facial muscles or extremity muscles are involved.
Raising awareness of ocular myasthenia is one UK charity's main objective this October.
OCTOBER WILL mark the first-ever Ocular Myasthenia Awareness Month.
In our study, we present a patient with ocular myasthenia, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and iron deficiency anemia who later developed reactive hypoglycemia.
Graves disease associated with ocular myasthenia gravis and thymic cyst.
7 cm and ocular myasthenia was scheduled for thymectomy.
Initially, as was the case with Spencer, symptoms manifest themselves in the form of double vision or drooping eyelids, although only some 15 per cent of sufferers are diagnosed with ocular myasthenia, the clinical variant of the disease which weakens the eye muscles.
MIAMI BEACH -- Many patients with ocular myasthenia gravis benefit from immunosuppressive treatment, Henry Kaminski, M.
Clinical features of ocular myasthenia gravis patients with different phenotypes