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Marcus Gunn phenomenon
Review Articles from PubMed
To determine whether congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles (CFEOM) with Marcus Gunn jaw-winking phenomenon (MG) can result from mutations in the KIF21A gene encoding a kinesin motor protein.
The aim of this paper is to review existing literature on the subject and to report on and discuss a case of Marcus Gunn Phenomenon.
Editorials from PubMed
Research Articles from PubMed
Marcus Gunn phenomenon (MGP) is a rare form of congenital facial synkinesis known as jaw-winking or pterygoid-levator synkinesis. The MGP is the raising of the affected eyelid is synchronous and proportionate to the opening of the mouth. The etiology is unclear. Most authors claim ...
Congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles (CFEOM1) is classically a congenital, non-progressive, restrictive strabismus syndrome characterized by bilateral ptosis and ophthalmoplegia with an infraducted position of the globes. This autosomal dominant syndrome is caused by mutations ...