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January 1962

ABNORMAL OCULAR MOVEMENTS IN MYASTHENIA

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Arch Ophthalmol. 1962;67(1):115-116. doi:10.1001/archopht.1962.00960020117021

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Abstract

The Correspondence Section welcomes inquiries and comments of a general or specific nature. The Editors may try to answer some of the questions, but more valuable will be answers volunteered by others who have had especial experience related to the questions posed.

To the Editor:  —Having had an opportunity to read, prior to publication, the paper by Johns et al. "Involuntary Eye Movements in a Patient with Myasthenia and Hyperthyroidism," I would like to submit the following observations on a patient with abnormal movements in myasthenia gravis.Although the case here reported is somewhat different from that reported by Johns et al., it does have in common the involuntary nature of the eye movements and the occurrence in a patient with myasthenia gravis who was under treatment. The rarity of this combination prompts the reporting in that some day a better explanation may come about to show us why these

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