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March 1970

Congenital Hereditary Ptosis With Inferior Rectus Fibrosis: Report of Two Cases

Author Affiliations

From the Wilmer Institute of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Hospital, Baltimore.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1970;83(3):378-380. doi:10.1001/archopht.1970.00990030378017

A dominantly inherited disorder occurring in father and daughter consisted of unilateral ptosis and inability to elevate the depressed left eye. Abduction and adduction were normal on the affected side. Surgical exploration in one case revealed massive adhesions between the interior rectus muscles and adjacent tissues.

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