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A seriespresenting the results ofactivities sponsoredby the NATO Science Committee, which aims at the dissemination ofadvanced scientific and technologicai knowledge, with a view to strengthening links between scientific communities.
Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) is a mitochondrial myopathy with slowly progressive, often symmetric blepharoptosis and limitation of ocular motility in all directions of gaze. The authors present an unusual case of CPEO that initially presented with the unique features of markedly asymmetric facial weakness and the lack of… (More)
The human lacrimal gland (LG) and ocular surface contain discrete regions of epithelial cells with specific functions and at different stages of cellular differentiation. Epithelial cells contain cytoskeletal antigens that show a differentiation-dependent pattern of expression. The objective of this study was to characterize the various epithelial cell… (More)
Transection of an extraocular muscle can occur from orbital and facial trauma, or as a complication of surgery. The injury can occur either near the muscle insertion or in the muscle belly. Identification of the proximal end of the muscle in the orbit may be difficult, especially if the transection occurs a farther distance from the insertion, and, in these… (More)