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Unilateral external ophthalmoplegia in Miller Fisher syndrome: case report

Jonathan Smith*, Lucy Clarke, Philip Severn and Robert Boyce

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Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland, Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland, SR2 9HP, UK

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BMC Ophthalmology 2007, 7:7  doi:10.1186/1471-2415-7-7

Published: 17 April 2007



A description of the diagnostic features of Miller Fisher syndrome.

Case presentation

The clinical presentation, investigation, and subsequent progress of our patient with clinical unilateral external ophthalmoplegia.


Our case demonstrates the presentation of clinical unilateral external ophthalmoplegia as part of the full triad of Miller Fisher syndrome.