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Marcus Gunn syndrome without ptosis

Nevyana Veleva


Marcus Gunn syndrome is a rare congenital disease, first reported by Robert Marcus Gunn in 1883. Classically, the phenomenon is characterized by ptotic eyelid elevation or retraction with jaw movements. In literature, rare forms of the syndrome without ptosis have been discussed. We report a rare clinical case of 8-month-old baby who was diagnosed with the Marcus Gunn phenomenon without congenital ptosis.


Marcus Gunn syndrome; rare presentation; without ptosis

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Nevyana Veleva
Medical University-Sofia

Ophthalmology Clinic, Alexandrovska University Hospital

Department of Ophthalmology