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Chronic Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia(CPEO): A not so rare mitochondrial myopathy


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Author Details : Shilpa S. Kuthe, N. R. Humaney, Aditya Mapari

Volume : 6, Issue : 3, Year : 2016

Article Page : 173-175


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Abstract

Mitochondria myopathies have a variable clinical presentation and CPEO(chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia) is the hallmark which should alert the clinician to this diagnosis. Herein we report a-40-year old lady with progressive ptosis without diplopia and without any similar family history who was diagnosed as having a mitochondrial myopathy and given supportive therapy.

Keywords
: Mitochondrial myopathies, Ptosis, Ophthalmoplegia, Diplopia, Family history

How to cite : Kuthe S S, Humaney N R, Mapari A, Chronic Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia(CPEO): A not so rare mitochondrial myopathy. Panacea J Med Sci 2016;6(3):173-175

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