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Vol. 6 - Num. 21

Clinical Reviews

Palpebral ptosis. Marcus Gunn synkinesis

R Fernández Fernández, ME Domínguez Vega, MD Martín Álvarez, R Carretero Ramos


Reference of this article: Fernández Fernández R, Domínguez Vega ME, Martín Álvarez MD, Carretero Ramos R. Palpebral ptosis. Marcus Gunn synkinesis. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2004;6:39-42.

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Abstract

Palpebral ptosis is a very common congenital eye pathology. It can be produced by many reasons; it is easy to understand if you know the eyelid anatomy and physiology. In this article we bring the case of a girl who presents with a rare medical condition, a congenital palpebral ptosis called Synkinesis or Marcus Gunn Phenomenon.

Keywords

Eyelid ptosis Marcus Gunn Phenomenon Palpebro-mandibular synkinesis

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