internuclear ophthalmoplegia


internuclear ophthalmoplegia
A medical sign indicative of a particular cause of extraocular muscle weakness, in which the affected eye shows impairment of adduction.

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  • internuclear ophthalmoplegia — (INO) see ophthalmoplegia * * * a horizontal ocular motor disturbance due to a lesion of the medial longitudinal fasciculus …   Medical dictionary

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  • ophthalmoplegia — n. paralysis of the muscles of the eye. Internal ophthalmoplegia affects the muscles inside the eye: the iris (which controls the size of the pupil) and also the ciliary muscle (which is responsible for accommodation). External ophthalmoplegia… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H49.4 ICD 9 378.72 …   Wikipedia

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  • INO — internuclear ophthalmoplegia …   The new mediacal dictionary

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