double elevator palsy

double elevator palsy

limited elevation of an eye in abduction and adduction, implying paresis of the superior rectus and inferior oblique muscles, although many cases are due to restriction of the inferior rectus muscle.

dou·ble el·e·va·tor pal·sy

(dŭb'ĕl el'ĕ-vā-tŏr pawl'zē)
Limited elevation of an eye in abduction and adduction, implying paresis of the superior rectus and inferior oblique muscles, although many cases are due to restriction of the inferior rectus muscle.
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Nicknamed Hector's Underground Challenge, Gary and Andy took on the race to say thank you to the hospital after Hector had three successful eye operations at the ages of one and two years old to correct a condition called right double elevator palsy - which meant some of the muscles in his right eye had restricted movement.
The early description of this condition was thought to be due to a combination of SR and inferior oblique muscle palsy (called double elevator palsy).
A magnetic resonance imaging study of double elevator palsy. Can J Ophthalmol.
Selective management of double elevator palsy by either inferior rectus recession and/or knapp type transposition surgery.
Double elevator palsy, subtypes and outcomes of surgery.
INTRODUCTION: Double elevator palsy (DEP) is a rare condition which was first described by White in 1942 and later by Dunlap.
Double Elevator Palsy (Monocular Elevation Deficit): An Update.
Surgical treatment in patients with double elevator palsy. European journal of ophthalmology 19.5 (2009): 697.
Previously known as double elevator palsy, this condition may be associated with ptosis and co-existent horizontal deviation.
"Double elevator palsy" eye supraducts during stage II general anesthesia supporting hypothesis of (supra) nuclear etiology.
Surgical treatment in patients with double elevator palsy. Eur J Ophthalmol 2009; 19: 697-701.
Correction of ptosis or pseudoptosis in congenital double elevator palsy by either extraocular muscle or lid surgery.