extraocular muscle

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ex·tra·oc·u·lar muscle

Any of the six small muscles that control movement of the eyeball within the socket.
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Yoked prism can be prescribed to reduce extraocular muscle contracture in patients with incomitant strabismus, or applied during the ocular calisthenics exercises.
Horizontal Extraocular Muscle and Scleral Anatomy in Children: A Swept-Source Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography Study.
A new syndrome, congenital extraocular muscle fibrosiswith ulnar hand anomalies, maps to chromosome 21 qter.
Strabismus surgery is also called extraocular muscle surgery; it is a minimally invasive surgery under direct vision, with limited complications and quick recovery [9].
Fat-suppression T2-weighted images showed a slight increase in the MR intensity of the muscle involved (Figure 1(d)), suggesting active inflammation of the extraocular muscle. No tumorous lesion was detected within the orbital cavity (Figures 1(c) and 1(d)).
Because of the risk of involvement of the extraocular muscle tendons underlying the infiltrated conjunctiva, the standard enucleation was not a method of choice.
An inherent risk of ESS is injury to the thin bones of the medial orbital wall, and violation of the periorbita can pose significant danger to the extraocular muscle, fat, nerves, and globe.
Feldon, "Extraocular muscle changes in experimental orbital venous stasis: some similarities to Graves' orbitopathy," Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol.
The scan revealed a left medial blow-out fracture through the anterior lamina papyracea with no extraocular muscle entrapment.
In our department, we have found that intraorbital electrostimulation through the acupuncture extraocular muscle points is effective in treating TAO in some cases.
Although the contralateral pupil was dilated, the light reflex and extraocular muscle function remained intact.