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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Clinical examination revealed features suggestive of left sided internuclear ophthalmoplegia i.
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Inter-nuclear ophthalmoplegia may cause horizontal diplopia.
She developed severe autonomic instability, with refractory tachycardia and hypertension; she also developed ophthalmoplegia and had significant cranial nerve involvement.
In an even more exceptional presentation, limited WG may appear as Tolosa-Hunt syndrome (painful ophthalmoplegia due to inflammation of the cavernous sinus or superior orbital fissure), meningeal and cerebral parenchymal granulomatous inflammation, chronic meningitis, and cranial neuropathies.
On examination, all had cranial nerve palsies, including ptosis, ophthalmoplegia, dysarthria, and diminished or absent gag reflex, and upper extremity weakness, clear sensorium, and no sensory deficits.
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These may look initially like simple concussions and may not be visible on CT scans, but there may be cranial nerve findings and ophthalmoplegia.
Internuclear ophthalmoplegia (INO) - Horizontal gaze involves two cranial nerves, the abducens for the ipsilateral lateral rectus, and the oculomotor for the contralateral medial rectus.
Observation on therapeutic effect of eye-needling combined with medication for treatment of ophthalmoplegia.
There was intraorbital mass effect with proptosis and leftward and downward displacement of the globe, without ophthalmoplegia.