Congenital eyelid ptosis, decreased glomerular filtration, and orthostatic hypotension: Answers


The combination of congenital eyelid ptosis and severe orthostatic hypotension with preserved heart rate acceleration suggests sympathetic failure with intact parasympathetic function. Sweating, sympathetically mediated by acetylcholine, was intact, which implies that there was isolated absence of noradrenergic sympathetic function. Indeed, noradrenaline… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00467-016-3515-1


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