IMPLICATIONS OF UNDIAGNOSED KEARN-SAYRE SYNDROME IN CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE EXTERNAL OPHTHALMOPLEGIA PATIENTS

Title IMPLICATIONS OF UNDIAGNOSED KEARN-SAYRE SYNDROME IN CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE EXTERNAL OPHTHALMOPLEGIA PATIENTS
Author, Co-Author Erin Sherman
Topic Residents Day
Year
2016
Day
Saturday
Program Number
R2016175
Room
Ballroom A-B
Affiliation
State University of New York College of Optometry
Abstract

Kearn-Sayre Syndrome is a rare mitochondrial disorder with ocular manifestations of ophthalmoplegia, ptosis, and pigmentary retinopathy. Due to associated cardiac complications and risk of mortality, proper diagnosis and referral is critical.   

Affiliation of Co-Authors
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