Ptosis

by Teri Robert, Lead Expert

Ptosis is dropping or drooping of an organ or part, as the upper eyelid from paralysis, or the visceral organs from weakness of the abdominal muscles.

When discussing headache disorders, ptosis is most often seen discussed as a symptom of cluster headaches.

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Last updated November 20, 2009

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