Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia

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What is chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia?

Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) is a type of mitochondrial myopathy which is a neuromuscular disease that affects muscle functions. CPEO is a condition that involves the muscles in the eyelid and eye movement.

Common symptoms reported by people with chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia

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Treatments taken by people with chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia

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Who has chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 5
40s 3
50s 3
60s 8
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

92% Female
8% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 6
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia patients who have completed their condition history
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