ophthalmoplegia


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ophthalmoplegia

(ɒfˌθælməˈpliːdʒjə)
n
(Medicine) the paralysis of the motor nerves in the eye
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Noun1.ophthalmoplegia - paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye
palsy, paralysis - loss of the ability to move a body part
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oph·thal·mo·ple·gi·a

n. oftalmoplegia, parálisis de un músculo ocular.
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She was diagnosed with MS because of the radiological features of the lesions and had no relapse under glatiramer acetate therapy Her neurological examination a year later was within normal limits except for a mild left internuclear ophthalmoplegia that was a sequel of the initial attack and her EDSS was 2.
Kirah Fasano, a 32-year-old with chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia, who spoke at the IOM meeting, said that because of her type of mitochondrial disease, PGD was not an option, and after several failed attempts with in-vitro fertilization using her own eggs, she and her husband opted for an egg donor.
A 71-year-old man with a history of a pituitary prolactinoma and metastatic pancreatic carcinoma presented with epistaxis, visual changes, bilateral ophthalmoplegia, involuntary closure of the left eye, and ptosis of the right eye.
Nystagmus may be horizontal or vertical, but may also be associated with ophthalmoplegia.
Of acute encephalitis syndrome survivors, 1 experienced residual severe cognitive impairment, motor weakness, and ataxia, and the other experienced persistent ophthalmoplegia.
Bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia is almost always caused by a demyelinating disorder.
One survivor with acute encephalitis syndrome experienced residual severe cognitive impairment, motor weakness, and ataxia," said the report, adding that one survivor with acute encephalitis syndrome "experienced persistent ophthalmoplegia (paralysis of eye muscles)".
Iritis, Keratitis, Keratoconjunctivitis, Miosis, Mydriasis, Night blindness, Ophthalmoplegia, Optic atrophy.
Rarer subtypes include the Miller-Fisher variant, which presents with ophthalmoplegia, sensory ataxia, and areflexia.
At the time of admission physical examination of the patient showed pale skin, right-eye proptosis, ptosis, right central facial paralysis, -external ophthalmoplegia, abdominal distention, enlarged superficial.
It may cause severe headaches, vomiting, confusion or a depressed level of consciousness, ophthalmoplegia (particularly sixth cranial nerve palsies) and visual disturbance/loss.
involvement of the paired medial rectus subnuclei causes a wall-eyed bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia (WEBINO), characterised by exotropia, and defective convergence and adduction.