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overaction 

Term referring to the excessive action of an extraocular muscle as a consequence of palsy or limitation to the ipsilateral antagonist or the contralateral synergist. See Table M5.
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Myectomy versus anterior transposition for inferior oblique overaction.
Comparison of pre- and postoperative inferior oblique overaction severity Preoperative Early postoperative period Mean [+ or -] standard 2.
Combined resection and anterior transposition of the inferior oblique muscle for the treatment of moderate to large dissociated vertical deviation associated with inferior oblique muscle overaction.
Primary inferior oblique overaction management by inferior oblique recession.
Inferior oblique overaction in infantile esotropia: fundus extorsion as a predictorsign.
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.
unilateral superior oblique palsy with inferior oblique muscle overaction.
Anterior transposition of inferior oblique muscle for treatment of unilateral superior oblique muscle palsy with inferior oblique muscle overaction.