ISSN: 2459 - 1777 | E-ISSN 2587-0394
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Year: 2019
Acute Bilateral External Ophthalmoplegia in Miller Fischer Syndrome [Beyoglu Eye J]
Beyoglu Eye J. Ahead of Print: BEJ-97269 | DOI: 10.14744/bej.2019.97269  

Acute Bilateral External Ophthalmoplegia in Miller Fischer 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 by the triad of external ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and areflexia. It is a variant form of Guillain-Barre syndrome. Here we report a 68 years old woman presented with bilateral external opthalmoplegia, 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 opthalmoplegia, intravenous immunoglobulin, Miller-Fisher syndrome




Corresponding Author: Feyza Calis Karanfil, Türkiye


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