dissociated vertical deviation


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dissociated vertical deviation

a tendency often associated with congenital esotropia, in which an eye elevates, abducts, and extorts when covered, in violation of Herring law.

dis·so·ci·ated ver·tical de·vi·a·tion

(di-sō'sē-āt-ĕd vĕr'ti-kăl dē-vē-ā'shŭn)
A tendency, often associated with congenital esotropia, in which an eye elevates, abducts, and extorts when covered, in violation of the Hering law
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