paralytic strabismus


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par·a·lyt·ic stra·bis·mus

strabismus due to weakness of an ocular muscle or muscles.

paralytic strabismus

Strabismus due to paralysis of one of the extraocular muscles.
See also: strabismus
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All cases of paralytic strabismus of more than 3 months of duration of onset.
Paralytic strabismus without diplopia in primary gaze.
RESULTS: Our study included 36 patients of paralytic strabismus of recent onset within 3 months presenting with chief complaint of double images.
The effects of the botulinum toxin treatment were measured as the change in the strabismus angle in relation to the pre injection value, presence of diplopia in primary gaze, relation between duration of presentation and the reduction in deviation, relation between aetiology of paralytic strabismus and reduction in deviation, the extent of recovery of movement and the results were statistically analyzed.
There was no correlation between the effect of botulinim toxin injection and the etiology of paralytic strabismus.
DISCUSSION: Paralytic strabismus presents with chief complains of diplopia and confusion due to motor imbalance arising from paralysis of extraocular muscles.
Lee, "Effect of full tendon transposition augmented with posterior intermuscular suture for paralytic strabismus," American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Ribeiro, "Augmented Hummelsheim procedure for paralytic strabismus," Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, vol.