Acute unilateral ophthalmoplegia

AUTHORS

S Amirsalari 1 , * , Manijeh Khalili 2

1 Pediatric disease Dept, Faculty of Medicine, Bagheyat Ollah University of Medical Sciences and health services, Tehran, Iran.

2 Pediatric disease Dept, Faculty of Medicine, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences and health services, Zahedan, Iran.

How to Cite: Amirsalari S, Khalili M. Acute unilateral ophthalmoplegia, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2005 ; 7(2):e94948.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 7 (2); e94948
Published Online: May 16, 2005
Article Type: Research Article
Received: March 21, 2005
Accepted: April 08, 2005
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Abstract

Acute ophthalmoplegia is defined as an ophthalmoplegia which reaches maximum intensity
within one week of onset. It may be partial or complete. In this case report we introduce a 4.5
year-old girl with diplopia, pain in left eye and head tilt. After complete evaluation, she has
been operated with diagnosis of left orbital floor fracture and entrapment of left inferior
rectus muscle due to minor trauma. In follow up visit she achieved complete recovery in eye
movements.

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