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Unilateral ptosis

Unilateral ptosis: Introduction

Unilateral ptosis: ptosis is an abnormally low position (drooping) of the upper eyelid, it can occur unilaterally. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Unilateral ptosis, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Unilateral ptosis:

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

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Common Causes of Unilateral ptosis

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Unilateral ptosis

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Unilateral ptosis: Deaths

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Detailed list of causes of Unilateral ptosis

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

How Common are these Causes of Unilateral ptosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Unilateral ptosis. Of the 23 causes of Unilateral ptosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Unilateral ptosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Unilateral ptosis' 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 Unilateral ptosis Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Unilateral ptosis:

    Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes)

    Symptoms related to Unilateral ptosis:

    Superior sulcus lung tumour, Shoulder pain (107 causes), Atrophy of muscles of hand, Horner's syndrome (45 causes), Ptosis (72 causes), Miosis (51 causes), Hemianhidrosis, Enophthalmos (24 causes), Edema (208 causes), Non small cell lung carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma

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