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Simpson's Test

March 3rd, 2023


  • How to Perform

  • Ask the patient to sustain upward gaze over an extended period of time, and look for drooping of the upper eyelids.
  • Significance

  • Patients with fatiguability secondary to myaesthenia will develop ptosis on sustained upward gaze.
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