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CHRONIC PROGRESSIVE EXTERNAL OPHTALMOPLEGIA (CPEO) – CASE PRESENTATION
We present the case of a patient aged 38 years with Cronic Progressive External Ophtalmoplegia (CPEO), a slowly progressive myopathy primarily involving and often limited to the extraocular muscles. Medical history, clinical examination and laboratory studies are revealed. The implicated gene mutations and differential diagnosis are approached.
Keywords: cronic Progressive External Ophtalmoplegia, mitochondrial DNA, Kearns-Sayre syndrome
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