Botulinum toxin for treating unilateral apraxia of eyelid opening in a patient with congenital myotonia.
- Estrella Fernández,
- Marta Latasiewicz,
- Laura Pelegrin,
- Manuel Romera,
- Silvana Schellini,
- Alicia Galindo-Ferreiro
Arq Bras Oftalmol 2017 Sep-Oct;80(5):330-331
Department of Ophthalmology, Rio Hortega University Hospital, Dulzaina St, Valladolid, Spain.
A 37-year-old female presented with severe apraxia of lid opening (ALO) affecting the right upper lid associated with Becker congenital myotonia (MC). The patient had a history of right upper lid ptosis for 25 years that was exacerbated over the previous month with severe incapacity to open her right eye. No other associated neurological or ophthalmic symptoms were observed. Read More