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Ophthalmoplegia: Introduction

Ophthalmoplegia: Paralysis or weakness of one or more of the muscles that controls the eye. See detailed information below for a list of 43 causes of Ophthalmoplegia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Ophthalmoplegia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Ophthalmoplegia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Ophthalmoplegia

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Causes of Types of Ophthalmoplegia:

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Ophthalmoplegia: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Ophthalmoplegia, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Ophthalmoplegia Treatments

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Ophthalmoplegia: Animations

Ophthalmoplegia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Ophthalmoplegia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Ophthalmoplegia

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Ophthalmoplegia: Deaths

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Ophthalmoplegia: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Ophthalmoplegia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Ophthalmoplegia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Ophthalmoplegia as a symptom include:

Definitions of Ophthalmoplegia:

Paralysis of one or more of the ocular muscles due to disorders of the eye muscles, neuromuscular junction, supporting soft tissue, tendons, or innervation to the muscles.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Ophthalmoplegia:

The list of organs typically affected by Ophthalmoplegia may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Ophthalmoplegia

The list below shows some of the causes of Ophthalmoplegia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ophthalmoplegia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ophthalmoplegia. Of the 43 causes of Ophthalmoplegia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 35 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ophthalmoplegia:

The following list of conditions have 'Ophthalmoplegia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Ophthalmoplegia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Ophthalmoplegia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Ophthalmoplegia?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Ophthalmoplegia, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Ophthalmoplegia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Ophthalmoplegia:

    Eye movement symptoms (523 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Paralysis symptoms (385 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes)

    Symptoms related to Ophthalmoplegia:

    Congenital, Truama, Diabetes (212 causes), Thyrotoxicosis (28 causes), Multiple sclerosis, Brain aneurysm, Alcoholism, Brain tumour (14 causes), Syphilis, Meningitis (160 causes), Tuberculosis

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