double elevator palsy

double elevator palsy

limited elevation of an eye in abduction and adduction, implying paresis of the superior rectus and inferior oblique muscles, although many cases are due to restriction of the inferior rectus muscle.

dou·ble el·e·va·tor pal·sy

(dŭb'ĕl el'ĕ-vā-tŏr pawl'zē)
Limited elevation of an eye in abduction and adduction, implying paresis of the superior rectus and inferior oblique muscles, although many cases are due to restriction of the inferior rectus muscle.
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Nicknamed Hector's Underground Challenge, Gary and Andy took on the race to say thank you to the hospital after Hector had three successful eye operations at the ages of one and two years old to correct a condition called right double elevator palsy - which meant some of the muscles in his right eye had restricted movement.