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Eye Ptosis as a buzzword for the USMLE exam!

Ptosis + mydriasis ---> CN III palsy
Ptosis + miosis ----> Horner
Ptosis + normal pupil ----> myasthenia
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I know this is not real ptosis, but still should be mentioned when thinking ptosis

"Pseudoptosis" in abducens nerve CN VI lesion:

Medial strabismus and pseudoptosis in affected eye. Commonly seen in cavernous sinus lesion, pituitary tumors.
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Ptosis + normal pupil could also be Lyme disease
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