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By V Rey
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27111092/chronic-progressive-external-ophthalmoplegia-in-the-absence-of-ptosis
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Robert C Bucelli, Michael S Lee, Collin M McClelland
Classically defined as bilateral, symmetric, and progressive ophthalmoparesis with myopathic ptosis, chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) rarely has been reported in the absence of ptosis. We describe 2 patients with CPEO and without ptosis who presented with binocular diplopia related to small-angle esodeviations, poor fusional amplitudes, and slow saccades. In both cases, hematological studies and neuroimaging ruled out alternative etiologies, whereas muscle biopsy showed findings of mitochondrial myopathy...
September 2016: Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology: the Official Journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
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