Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 26, Supplement 4, pp 295–298 | Cite as

Hysterical ptosis

  • S. P. Ghosal
Original Articles


A case of bilateral ptosis of hysteric origin has been reported. It has been stressed that difficulty may arise in differentiating hysterical ptosis frommyasthenia gravis. Positive prostigmine or neostigmine test as such, without other characteristic features of the disease is not diagnostic ofmyasthenia gravis.


Neostigmine Text Book Bilateral Ptosis Positive Proof Child Guidance Clinic 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1959

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Ghosal
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  1. 1.Institute of Child HealthCalcutta

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