Case of Ocular Myastenia Gravis That Presented Like a Cranial Nerve 3 Palsy
Title: Case of Ocular Myastenia Gravis That Presented Like a Cranial Nerve 3 Palsy
Author: Brice Williams, MD, PhD
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.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds