extraocular


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ex·tra·oc·u·lar

(eks'tră-ok'yū-lăr),
Adjacent to but outside the eyeball.

extraocular

/ex·tra·oc·u·lar/ (-ok´u-lar) situated outside the eye.

extraocular

[-ok′yoo͡lər]
Etymology: L, extra + oculus, eye
outside the eye.

extraocular

(eks?tra-ok'u-lar) [? + oculus, eye]
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EXTRAOCULAR EYE MUSCLES: Eye globe with attachment of extraocular eye muscles
Outside the eye, as in extraocular eye muscles. See: extraocular eye muscle See: illustration

extraocular

situated or occurring outside the eye.
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The scan revealed a left medial blow-out fracture through the anterior lamina papyracea with no extraocular muscle entrapment.
However, a mutation in the KIF21A gene, which was identified in congenital fibrosis of extraocular muscles type 1, has been reported in cases of MS accompanied by additional eye movement disorder (3).
20 mm in diameter) gently inserted into the extraocular acupuncture muscle points (the surface projections of the extraocular muscles) coordinated with Tongziliao (GB1), Jingming (BL1), and Cuanzhu (BL2) points as well.
Atypical botulism sparing palsy of extraocular muscles.
Axial and coronal MDCT scanning of the orbits is a simple, fast and noninvasive method, which provides a wide spectrum of information about extraocular muscles and retrobulbar space in general (13).
Congenital fibrosis of extraocular muscle can cause to strabismus (Wei et al, 2005).
The treatment options for proptosis are enucleation, evisceration or replacement with tarsorrhaphy depending on viability of extraocular tissues and eye (Slatter, 2008).
Orbital myositis (OM) is an autoimmune disorder that is characterized by the inflammation of extraocular muscles.
Table 1: Extraocular examination of left eye Extraocular muscle Function Movement of left eye Medial rectus Adduction Absent Superior rectus Elevator in abduction Absent Inferior rectus Depressor in abduction Absent Inferior oblique Elevator in adduction Absent Superior oblique Depressor in adduction Present but not full Lateral rectus Abduction Absent