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Positive “ice-on-eyes” test in Miller Fisher syndrome
  1. J M Reid,
  2. I Morrison,
  3. G Gorrie,
  4. R Metcalfe
  1. Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow, UK
  1. Dr J M Reid, Institute of Neurological Sciences, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK; johnmreid{at}

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Intrigued by the recent assertion that the “ice-on-eyes” test is 100% specific for myasthenia gravis,13 we performed this test in a patient presenting with partial ophthalmoplegia and unilateral ptosis due to Miller Fisher syndrome. This was a 24-year-old female who developed a diarrhoeal illness lasting several days. A right ptosis developed 10 days later, and …

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