ISSN: 2459 - 1777 | E-ISSN 2587-0394
Volume: 4
Issue: 2
Year: 2019
Acute Bilateral External Ophthalmoplegia in Miller Fisher Syndrome [Beyoglu Eye J]
Beyoglu Eye J. 2019; 4(2): 123-125 | DOI: 10.14744/bej.2019.97269  

Acute Bilateral External Ophthalmoplegia in Miller Fisher Syndrome

Feyza Calis Karanfil1, Huban Atilla2
1Department of Ophthalmology, Yuksek Ihtisas University, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Ophtalmology, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

Miller Fischer syndrome is a rare entity characterized by the triad of external ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and areflexia. It is thought to be a form of Guillain-Barre syndrome. Presently described is the case of a 68-year-old woman who presented with bilateral, external ophthalmoplegia, areflexia, and ataxia. After excluding other conditions, a diagnosis of Miller Fisher syndrome was made. She was treated with intravenous immunoglobulin and completely recovered in 8 weeks.

Keywords: External ophthalmoplegia, intravenous immunoglobulin, Miller Fisher syndrome


Feyza Calis Karanfil, Huban Atilla. Acute Bilateral External Ophthalmoplegia in Miller Fisher Syndrome. Beyoglu Eye J. 2019; 4(2): 123-125

Corresponding Author: Feyza Calis Karanfil, Türkiye


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