lateral rectus

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Noun1.lateral rectus - the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outwardlateral rectus - the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward
eye muscle, ocular muscle - one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball
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(2) developmental cause of facial palsy is mobeius syndrome where facial palsy is associated with lateral rectus palsy.
Bilateral medial rectus muscle recession and lateral rectus muscle resection in the treatment of congenital esotropia.
The lateral rectus is often fibrotic and non-elastic, but this is probably secondary to innervational problems.
She had bilateral lateral rectus palsy and significant lid and conjunctival chemosis.
CECT orbit was done which revealed outward protrusion of left orbital globes with fusiform swelling of all recti muscles of left orbit and superior and lateral rectus muscle of right side with sparing of tendinous insertion.
Here the entire tendon of both the medial and lateral rectus muscle is transferred to the side of superior muscle insertion.
On examination the patient showed signs of lateral rectus palsy (figure 4).
Patient had mild axial proptosis of the right eye and right lateral rectus palsy.
Diplopia charting showed crossed diplopia and Hess screening confirmed the diagnosis of Right lateral rectus paresis.
Different other specimens showing muscles of eye balls, optic nerve and ciliary ganglion, lateral rectus muscle along with its nerve supply, superior oblique with the trochlea and its nerve (figure no.
Of course, gravity has no discernible role in the causation, which appears to be an abnormally low muscle path of the lateral rectus in the involved eye.
It innervates skeletal muscle of the levator palpebrae superioris and all of the extrinsic muscles, except the superior oblique and lateral rectus. The Edinger-Westphal nucleus supplies parasympathetic fibres to the eye via the ciliary ganglion; therefore, it controls the sphincter pupillae muscle and the ciliary muscle, providing pupil constriction and accommodation.