Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy

What is Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy?

Progressive muscular weakness typically seen in adult patients.Commonly characterised by drooping eyelids followed by difficulty in swallowing.

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I've been experiencing dysphagia: basically food seems to stick in my throat and I have to wash it down. I was sent for a barium swallow, and got...

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Dysphagia is a worrying sign I must...

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I have been told I have global myopathy , my left eye has pigment in and I have bilateral hearing loss. MRI Brain shows signs of premature small vessel disease...

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Regarding the presence of muscle weakness (global myopathy) with bilateral hearing loss and some amount of swallowing...

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