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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Overview

Ptosis (πτωσις "falling, a fall") refers to droopiness of any body part. Specifically, it can refer to; Ptosis (eyelid), Ptosis (breasts), Nephroptosis (kidney), Gastroptosis (stomach) and scapular ptosis, usually due to poor posture, see also Thoracic outlet syndrome.

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