Myotonic dystrophy type 1: frequency of ophthalmologic findings

Ikeda KS, Iwabe-Marchese C, França MC Jr, Nucci A, Carvalho KM. 
Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2016. 74(3):183-8.
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the frequency of ophthalmologic abnormalities in a cohort of myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) patients and to correlate them with motor function, assessed using the Motor Function Measure scale, Portuguese version (MFM-P).
In 42 patients aged 17 to 64 years cataract and ptosis are frequent in DM1 and associated to motor dysfunction.

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Keywords: myotonic dystrophy type 1, cataract; eyelid ptosis, intraocular pressure, Motor Function Measure scale Portuguese version

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