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Progressive external ophthalmoplegia

Progressive external ophthalmoplegia: Introduction

Progressive external ophthalmoplegia: The progressive occurrence of weakness in the muscles that control eye movement. See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Progressive external ophthalmoplegia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Progressive external ophthalmoplegia: Comorbid Symptoms

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Progressive external ophthalmoplegia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Progressive external ophthalmoplegia:

A mitochondrial myopathy characterized by slowly progressive paralysis of the levator palpebrae, orbicularis oculi, and extraocular muscles. Ragged-red fibers and atrophy are found on muscle biopsy. Familial and sporadic forms may occur. Disease onset is usually in the first or second decade of life, and the illness slowly progresses until usually all ocular motility is lost. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1422)
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Detailed list of causes of Progressive external ophthalmoplegia

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How Common are these Causes of Progressive external ophthalmoplegia?

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  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Progressive external ophthalmoplegia:

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What are the alternative names for Progressive external ophthalmoplegia:

Progressive nuclear ophthalmoplegia
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Medical Conditions associated with Progressive external 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 Progressive external ophthalmoplegia:

Kearns-Sayre Syndrome, Sensory ataxic neuropathy, Dysarthria (179 causes), Ophthalmoparesis

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