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Monozygotic twins with incompletely concordant simple congenital ptosis in a 4-generation pedigree.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19935260     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This case reports 4-year-old monozygotic twins incompletely concordant for simple congenital ptosis. Pedigree analysis demonstrates 4 generations of autosomal dominant transmission. The case and pedigree are reviewed in light of a number of recent advances in the understanding of genetic influences on simple congenital ptosis.
Authors:
J Russell Stackhouse; George K Escaravage; Jonathan J Dutton
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1537-2677     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg     Publication Date:    2009 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-25     Completed Date:  2010-01-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508431     Medline TA:  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  493-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Ophthalmology, Kittner Eye Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 17599-7040, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blepharoptosis / congenital,  genetics*,  surgery
Child, Preschool
Diseases in Twins / genetics*
Female
Humans
Oculomotor Muscles / surgery
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
Pedigree
Twins, Monozygotic*

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