A 76-Year-Old Man With Double Vision and a Drooping Right Eyelid

Vincent J. Cheung; Rod Foroozan, MD


May 03, 2010

Laboratory and Imaging Studies

The ice pack test was performed. An ice pack was placed over both closed eyelids for 2 minutes and resulted in resolution of his right upper eyelid ptosis.

Diagnostic Question

On the basis of the test results, what is your working diagnosis?

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