progressive external ophthalmoplegia

a slowly progressing, bilateral myopathy often affecting only the extraocular muscles, but sometimes also the orbicularis oculi. The levators of the upper lids are usually affected first, with ptosis resulting, followed by progressive, total ocular paresis. Called also ocular myopathy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Progressive external ophthalmoplegia — Infobox Disease Name = Progressive external ophthalmoplegia Caption = DiseasesDB = 29124 ICD10 = ICD10|H|49|4|h|49 ICD9 = ICD9|378.72 ICDO = OMIM = 157640 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = oph eMedicineTopic = 510 MeshID = D017246 Progressive… …   Wikipedia

  • Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H49.4 ICD 9 378.72 …   Wikipedia

  • Chronic Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia — (CPEO) is one manifestation in a constellation of associated mitochondrial DNA mutation known as mitochondrial myopathy or cytopathy that cause ocular motility disturbances. Introduction CPEO is a rare disease that may affect those of all ages,… …   Wikipedia

  • chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia — progressive external o …   Medical dictionary

  • Ophthalmoplegia progressiva externa — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H49.4 Ophthalmoplegia progressiva externa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ophthalmoplegia — Paralysis of one or more of the ocular muscles. [ophthalmo + G. plege, stroke] chronic progressive external o. (CPEO) a specific type of slowly worsening weakness of the ocular muscles, usually associated with a …   Medical dictionary

  • ophthalmoplegia — n. paralysis of the muscles of the eye. Internal ophthalmoplegia affects the muscles inside the eye: the iris (which controls the size of the pupil) and also the ciliary muscle (which is responsible for accommodation). External ophthalmoplegia… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Progressive supranuclear palsy — Infobox Disease Name = Progressive supranuclear palsy Caption = DiseasesDB = 10723 ICD10 = ICD10|G|23|1|g|20 ICD9 = ICD9|333.0 ICDO = OMIM = 601104 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = neuro eMedicineTopic = 328 MeshID = D013494 Progressive supranuclear …   Wikipedia

  • Chronisch progressive externe Ophthalmoplegie — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H49.4 Ophthalmoplegia progressiva externa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chronische Progressive Externe Ophthalmoplegie — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H49.4 Ophthalmoplegia progressiva externa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.