Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking Phenomenon - A case of the widening eye

Bhat, KG and Karanth, A (2009) Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking Phenomenon - A case of the widening eye. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Marcus Gunn jaw winking phenomenon is a congenital synkinetic movement due to synkinesis between the upper eyelid and the pterygoids and it accounts for 8% of patients with congenital ptosis. In rare instances, ptosis may be absent. We present a case of Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking phenomenon without ptosis at presentation

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Congenital ptosis, Jaw winking phenomenon
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:6569
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:02 Jul 2009 01:44
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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