Ophthalmoplegia and ptosis in congenital fiber type disproportion

Academic Article


  • Bilateral ophthalmoplegia and ptosis is reported for the first time in a patient with a rare neuromuscular disorder, congenital fiber type disproportion (CFTD). The importance of limb muscle biopsy in the diagnostic evaluation is emphasized. A summary is presented of other congenital neuromuscular diseases which may have associated ophthalmoplegia.
  • Authors

    Author List

  • Owen JS; Kline LB; Oh SJ; Miles NE; Benton JW
  • Start Page

  • 55
  • End Page

  • 60
  • Volume

  • 18
  • Issue

  • 3