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About 10% of patients with sjogren's syndrome can have myopathy, Neuropathies as well as central nervous system manifestations. Often these findings are confused with other conditions.
That being said, intermittent closing of the eyelid (ptosis
)is not a known manifestation of these other issues found with sjogren's syndrome.
A more likely cause of your eyelid problems is oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy .
You should consult with an ophthalmologist
for a full examination to see if this is what might be causing your eyelid issues.
Does this make sense to you?
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