Marcus Gunn Jaw winking phenomenon - A case of the widening eye

Kamalakshi G. Bhat, Anupama Karanth

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalOnline Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2009


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  • Medicine(all)

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