Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy misdiagnosed as myasthenia gravis: Case report and review of literature

  • Omid Aryani Department of Medical Genetics, Special Medical Center, Tehran, Iran
  • Mohammadreza Akbari Department of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Eye and Strabismus Research Center, Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Masoud Aghsaei-Fard Department of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Eye and Strabismus Research Center, Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Arash Mirmohammad-Sadeghi Department of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Eye and Strabismus Research Center, Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Samira Yadegari Mail Department of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Eye and Strabismus Research Center, Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords:
Ptosis, Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy, Myasthenia Gravis, Diagnosis

Abstract

Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy misdiagnosed as myasthenia gravis: Case report and review of literature

References

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Published
2017-04-19
How to Cite
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Aryani O, Akbari M, Aghsaei-Fard M, Mirmohammad-Sadeghi A, Yadegari S. Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy misdiagnosed as myasthenia gravis: Case report and review of literature. Curr J Neurol. 16(2):98-99.
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