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Whats internal ophthalmoplegia ?

Whats internal ophthalmoplegia ?

Nerve damage: Internal ophthalmoplegia refers to paralysis of certain structures inside the eye involved in constriction of the pupil and accomodation (change of focus). ...Read more

Dr. Mark Silverberg
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Eye Muscle Paralysis (Definition)

Eye muscle paralysis is a clinical finding in which a set of eye muscles are not entirely functional, resulting in either areas that a person cannot visualize ...Read more


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Internal ophthalmoplegia is what?

Internal ophthalmoplegia is what?

Eye movement disorde: I think you mean internuclear ophthalmoplegia (ino). This is a disorder of eye movement in which one eye cannot move completely to the midline. This usually results in double vision and jerky eye movements with far horizontal gaze. Ino is caused by a lesion in the brain area known as the medial logituinal fasciculus (mlf). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for external ophthalmoplegia?

External ophtlamopla: Unfortunately there is no treatment available if it is genetic. If is acquired sometimes eyelid and/or eye muscle surgery may be possible. ...Read more

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What is the cause of edward's syndrome?

What is the cause of edward's syndrome?

Defective transfer: When eggs/sperm form they go through a process where the pairs of chromosomes split.Each resulting egg or sperm should only have one of the pair. When /if an egg or sperm fails to drop one or part of the chromosome 18, it will have excessive material once conception occurs.That extra material interferes with normal development. ...Read more

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I have brougda syndrome. What is its cause?

I have brougda syndrome. What is its cause?

Mutation: Brugada is caused by a mutation in a gene for a sodium channel. Be sure you become educated about this illness, including whether you are a candidate for an implantable defibrillator. ...Read more

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What are the actual causes of this syndrome?

Need More Info: I need more information to understand your question. Please ask the question using specific information about the syndrome you are asking about. ...Read more

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What causes the dryness in sjögren’s syndrome?

What causes the dryness in sjögren’s syndrome?

Inflammation: Sjogren syndrome is the disease marked by inflammation in the organs producing lubrication - tear glans, salivary glands etc. Those cells that are responsible for secreting lubrication are being constantly destroyed by autoimmune inflammation. ...Read more

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What are the main causes of cotard's syndrome?

What are the main causes of cotard's syndrome?

Hypothesis: This syndrome is also called "walking dead" because those suffering from it deny they exist; or sometimes that parts of their body are real.Cause is believed to be malfunction in 2 parts of the brain: fusiform gyrus (recognizes faces) & amygdala (processes your emotions. When these 2 areas go haywire and a person cannot recognize what should be familiar faces, holding on to reality is tough. ...Read more

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What causes meige syndrome?

What causes meige syndrome?

Control center: The answer is long and complicated and not fully understood. It is believed to be caused by a defect in a large network of brain cells. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Ophthalmoplegia (Definition)

Ophthalmoplegia is a clinical finding in which there is paralysis of one or more muscles that move your eye, leading to abnormal ...Read more