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Drooping eyelid (ptosis) in a 6-year-old boy. Ptosis is normally due to weakness of the levator muscle of the upper eyelid, here of the left eye (at right). This patient has had this condition since birth, and has had three operations aimed at correcting the condition. For this patient with his eyes open and closed, see images C038/2312 and C038/2314.
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