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Jurnal Oftalmologi Indonesia

ISSN 1693-2587

Vol. 8 / No. 1 / Published : 2011-12

Order : 8, and page :34 - 36

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Original Article :

Congenital left superior oblique palsy

Author :

  1. Ima Yustiarini*1
  2. Reni Prastyani*2
  1. Mahasiswa Fakultas Kedokteran
  2. Dosen Fakultas Kedokteran

Abstract :

This was a resort of a rare case of congenital fourth nerve palsy, its clinical signs and management. A6-year-old boycame withthe chief complaint of deviation of his eyes and abnormal head position since he was born. Visual acuityare 6/6 both eyes. At primaryposition, vertical deviation as 15 prism diopter hypertropia was present in the left eye. Bielschowsky Three Step Test revealed left superioroblique palsy with minimal inferior oblique overaction. This patient was diagnosed with congenital fourth nerve palsy. Ipsilateralinferior oblique weakening with recession and anteriorization procedure was performed in this patient and shows satisfying results.In conclusion: Our case represents a rare case of congenital fourth nerve palsy managed with surgical procedures

Keyword :

congenital, fourth nerve palsy, ipsilateralinferior oblique weakening,

References :

  1. American Academy of Ophthalmology staff, (2009). Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. Basic and Clinical Science Course. Section 6. p. 132–134 : The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

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