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Ptosis in systemic lupus erythematosus
  1. John G. Lanham,
  2. Keith B. Elkon,
  3. Graham R. V. Hughes


    Mild unilateral ptosis was observed in 11 women with systemic lupus erythematosus. It was associated with active disease in 8 patients, but only 2 had overt cerebral involvement. Isolated ptosis should not therefore be regarded as an indication of cerebral lupus.

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