exodeviation


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exodeviation

 [ek″so-de″ve-a´shun]
a turning outward; in ophthalmology, exotropia.

ex·o·pho·ri·a

(ek'so-fō'rē-ă), Do not confuse this word with esophoria.
Tendency of the eyes to deviate outward when fusion is suspended.
Synonym(s): exodeviation (1)
[exo- + G. phora, a carrying]

exodeviation

/exo·de·vi·a·tion/ (-de″ve-a´shun) a turning outward; in ophthalmology, exotropia.

exodeviation

(1) Exophoria, see there.  
(2) Exotropia, see there.

ex·o·pho·ri·a

(eks'ō-fōr'ē-ă)
Tendency of the eyes to deviate outward when fusion is suspended.
Synonym(s): exodeviation (1) .
[exo- + G. phora, a carrying]

ex·o·tro·pi·a

(ek'sō-trō'pē-ă)
That type of strabismus in which the visual axes diverge; may be paralytic or concomitant, monocular or alternating, constant or intermittent.
Synonym(s): divergent strabismus, exodeviation (2) , wall-eye.
[exo- + G. tropē, turn]

exodeviation

a turning outward; in ophthalmology, exotropia.
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Intermittent exotropia, which sometimes begins as exophoria, is the most common fotm of exodeviation.
7% for all consecutive esotropia cases in the unsuccessful surgery group without taking into consideration the postoperative level of deviation; (19) however, many researchers agree that in the early post surgery period exodeviation is a desired result, because of the tendency for exodeviation after surgery.
V-pattern strabismus is more common in both esodeviations and exodeviations the reported range is from 59% to 100% (15) Affected patients typically demonstrate moderate to severe inferior oblique overaction and mild to moderate superior oblique underaction.