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Is it a Third?

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Title:  Is it a Third?
Author:  Brice Williams, MD, PhD
Date:  02/03/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Diplopia; Headache; Ptosis; Myasthenia gravis; Myasthenia antibody testing; Thymoma; Trigeminal nerve
Diagnosis: Myasthenia gravis
Brief Description: This is a case presentation of a middle aged male who presented with diplopia and ptosis. Differential diagnosis of pupil-involved and pupil-sparing third nerve palsies is given. When to order neuroimaging for third nerve palsy is discussed. A discussion of the diagnosis and features of myasthenia gravis are undertaken.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16599
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