TITLE

Early Habituation of Severe Blepharoptosis in Marcus Gunn Jaw-Winking Syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Lelli Jr., Gary J.; Nelson, Christine C.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A 23-day-old neonate had severe unilateral Marcus Gunn jaw-winking syndrome (MGJWS). By 2 1/2 months of age, she controlled the ptosis with jaw positioning. Habituation of the pterygoid- levator synkinesis has not been reported this early. Surgery can be delayed until a safer time in MGJWS with severe ptosis that lacks objective signs of amblyopia.
ACCESSION #
20066076

 

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