Bilateral ptosis and changes in state of alertness in thalamic infarction.

Uni- or bilateral supranuclear ptosis is known to be caused by cerebral lesion. The exact anatomical cortical and subcortical basis is still undefined. We report a case of a patient developing bilateral ptosis with a left thalamic lesion. The bilateral ptosis was associated with transient changes in the state of alertness. We postulate that the thalamus… CONTINUE READING