extraocular


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Related to extraocular: medial rectus, extraocular muscle palsy

ex·tra·oc·u·lar

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

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
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Contraction of the extraocular muscles leads to an increase in IOP.
When the sources are screened, a few snake species which lead to extraocular muscle paralysis are in the front line.
The identification of risk factors for extraocular relapse is critical for determining indications for adjuvant therapy.
The initial assessment should focus on the firmness of the swelling, extraocular movement, and visual acuity (including evaluation for an afferent pupillary defect).
Jane's extraocular movements were intact, her facial movement was symmetric, and she attempted to turn her head to the sound of a bell.
When botulism is suggested by clinical manifestations, (e.g., descending neuroparalysis, ptosis, and extraocular palsies), physicians should obtain a thorough food history to assist in the diagnosis and in identifying and obtaining potentially contaminated leftover food.
On admission, ocular examination only showed left medial rectus palsy, and movement of other extraocular muscles was normal, and pupils were not involved [Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b.
Yoked prism can be prescribed to reduce extraocular muscle contracture in patients with incomitant strabismus, or applied during the ocular calisthenics exercises.
Idiopathic orbital myositis is a syndrome of the acute onset of single or multiple inflammation of the extraocular muscles.
After getting a detailed history, main findings on her clinical examination were mild proptosis in left eye, associated with slight chemosis, divergent squint 45 degrees and restricted extraocular movements (Elevation, depression and adduction).