exotropia


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ex·o·tro·pi·a

 (ĕk′sō-trō′pē-ə)
n.
A form of strabismus in which one or both of the eyes deviate outward. Also called walleye.

[New Latin : exo- + Greek tropē, a turning; see -tropic.]

ex′o·trop′ic (-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk) adj.

exotropia

(ˌɛksəˈtrəʊpɪə)
n
(Pathology) med a condition in which the eye or eyes turn outwards

ex•o•tro•pi•a

(ˌɛk səˈtroʊ pi ə)

n.
a condition in which the eyes are turned outward in relation to each other, as in divergent strabismus. Also called walleye.
[1895–1900; exo- + Greek -tropia a turning; see -tropy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exotropia - strabismus in which one or both eyes are directed outward
squint, strabismus - abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
Translations

ex·o·tro·pi·a

n. exotropía, tipo de estrabismo divergente, rotación anormal de un ojo o de ambos hacia afuera por falta de balance muscular.
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In fully accommodative esotropia the strabismus will be corrected using full refractive correction; however, a slightly reduced prescription tends to be given to prevent the onset of an exotropia.
Exotropia is a manifest outward deviation of the visual axes, which is either constantly or intermittently present.
Evaluation of muscle balance revealed an intermittent exotropia of 25 prism diopters, which was the same for distance (6 m) and near (1/3 m) in the alternate prism cover test.
On ocular examination, involuntary eye movement was suggestive of nystagmus with right eye exotropia and left eye mild ptosis (Figure 1).
Criterios menores: movimientos fetales disminuidos; tipicos trastornos de conducta (obsesiva-compulsiva, ademas trastornos del sueno, rigidez, apnea durante el sueno); talla baja a los 15 anos de edad; hipopigmentacion; manos y pies pequenos para su edad; manos estrechas, con borde ulnar recto; exotropia, miopia; saliva espesa; defecto en la articulacion de palabras.
A 15-year old boy presented with features characteristic of FND type I caused by ALX3 gene mutation, after the correction of severe hypertelorism, median nasal cleft with a broad nasal root and associated de-compensated intermittent exotropia with overaction of the inferior oblique muscles with V pattern.
Bilateral exotropia was noted with spared light and corneal reflexes and oculocephalic responses.
Seis meses despues de la intervencion el paciente comenzo a presentar obstruccion nasal bilateral, acompanada de cefaleas, algias craneofaciales y deformidad progresiva del tercio medio facial (hipertelorismo, exoftalmos bilateral, hipotropia bilateral (mas acentuada del lado izquierdo), exotropia ocular izquierda y aumento de volumen fluctuante en la region frontoorbitaria derecha (Pott's puffy tumor) (figuras 1A y 1B).
Two patients presented with CSF rhinorrhea alone, 2 patients had repeated episodes of meningitis, 2 patients had other neurologic sequelae, and 1 patient had exotropia due to associated orbital injury.
Al examen neurooftalmologico el fondo de ojo sin edema de papila, la agudeza visual 20/25 bilateral con pupilas simetricas de 3 mm reactivas al estimulo fotomotor directo y consensual; en la mirada en reposo se evidenciaba exotropia izquierda con movimiento de refijacion del ojo izquierdo al realizar el test de oclusion alternante.
Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, 10, the eldest child of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, has had exotropia - a condition that turns one eye outwards - since birth.