enophthalmos


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enophthalmos

 [en″of-thal´mos]
a backward displacement of the eyeball into the orbit.

en·oph·thal·mos

(en'of-thal'mos),
Recession of the eyeball within the orbit.
Synonym(s): enophthalmia
[G. en, in, + ophthalmos, eye]

enophthalmos

[en′əfthal′məs]
Etymology: Gk, en, in, ophthalmos, eye
backward displacement of the eye in the bony socket, caused by traumatic injury or developmental defect. Ptosis may cause an incorrect diagnosis of enophthalmos. enophthalmic, adj.

en·oph·thal·mos

(en'of-thal'mos)
Recession of the eyeball within the orbit.
[G. en, in, + ophthalmos, eye]

enophthalmos

A sinking backwards of the eyeball into its bony socket so that the lid margins cannot easily be held the normal distance apart and there is an obvious narrowing of the lid aperture. Enophthalmos is the opposite of EXOPHTHALMOS. Enophthalmos results from loss of fat within the eye socket.

Enophthalmos

A condition in which the eye falls back into the socket and inhibits proper eyelid function.
Mentioned in: Tarsorrhaphy

enophthalmos

Recession of the eyeball into the orbit. It is caused by a degeneration and shrinking of the orbital fat, a tumour, an injury to the orbit or to shortening of the extraocular muscles following excessive resections. See entropion; exophthalmometer.

enophthalmos

a backward displacement of the eyeball into the orbit.
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After the clinical diagnosis from evidence of ptosis, myosis, enophthalmos, and anhidrosis, an neurological (sensory level and motor function) and cardiorespiratory (continuous monitoring of blood oxygen saturation with pulse oximetry, electrocardiography, and non-invasive blood pressure) exploration was initiated.
On Extra oral examination, Patient was having significant enophthalmos of the right eye (Fig 1), diplopia on upward gaze and dystopia (change in ocular level).
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1-3) Horner's syndrome characteristically presents with the tetrad of ptosis, miosis, anhidrosis and apparent enophthalmos secondary to a reduced palpebral fissure from upper-lid ptosis and elevation of the lower lid, so-called inverted ptosis.
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