Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking Phenomenon: a case of the widening eye

Bhat, Kamalakshi G. and Karanth, Anupama (2009) Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking Phenomenon: a case of the widening eye. Online Journal of Health And Allied Sciences, 8 (1). ISSN 0972-5997

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Abstract

Marcus Gunn jaw winking phenomenon is a congenital synkinetic movement due to synkinesis between the upper eyelid and the pterygoids and it accounts for 8% of patients with congenital ptosis. In rare instances, ptosis may be absent. We present a case of Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking phenomenon without ptosis at presentation

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Congenital Ptosis, Jaw Winking Phenomenon, Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking Phenomenon, Upper Eyelid, Synkinesis
Subjects:Eye Diseases > Eyelid Diseases > Blepharoptosis
Nervous System Diseases > Neurologic Manifestations > Reflex, Abnormal
Stomatognathic System > Facial Muscles
Eye Diseases > Eyelid Diseases
Nervous System Diseases > Neurologic Manifestations
-Journal Repositories > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Nervous System Diseases > Neurologic Manifestations > Neuromuscular Manifestations
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms > Neurologic Manifestations
ID Code:3281
Deposited By:Dr Srinivas Kakkilaya
Deposited On:22 June 2009

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