OCULOPHARYNGEAL MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY: DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF THIS UNIQUE DISORDER

Vanessa Ceglia

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Abstract

An 83 year old white male presents with recurrent bilateral ptosis and diplopia. Genetic testing reveals Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy. We discuss the condition including genetics, symptoms, and role of optometrists in managing these rare cases.

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Year: 2016

Program Number: R2016033

Author Affiliation: New England College of Optometry

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