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Marcus Gunn Phenomenon

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Synonyms of Marcus Gunn Phenomenon

  • Marcus Gunn (Jaw-Winking) Syndrome
  • Marcus Gunn Ptosis (with jaw-winking)
  • Maxillopalpebral Synkinesis

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Marcus Gunn phenomenon is a rare genetic disorder that is usually present at birth. It is characterized by the movement of one upper eyelid in a rapid rising motion each time the jaw moves. Other eye abnormalities and vision difficulties may also occur. The exact cause of this phenomenon is not known.

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