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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 1983  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 361

Technique and indications for surgery of the inferior oblique muscle


Department of Ophthalmology, Patna Medical College & Hospital, Patna, India

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J N Rohatgi
Patna Medical College & Hospital, Patna
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Rohatgi J N, Singh H K, Chandra B. Technique and indications for surgery of the inferior oblique muscle. Indian J Ophthalmol 1983;31:361

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Rohatgi J N, Singh H K, Chandra B. Technique and indications for surgery of the inferior oblique muscle. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 1983 [cited 2020 Aug 5];31:361. Available from: http://www.ijo.in/text.asp?1983/31/4/361/27554

In the present study extending ever ten years from 1971 to 1980, thirty (30) cases of inferior oblique involved were diagnosed and treated in the Eye department of Patna Medical College Hospital. Except for a couple of cases.. the other 28 cases were of overaction. Their break up is as follows :­

Inferior oblique muscle

Indication of Surgery­

Overaction . . . . 28 cases.

Underaction . . . . 2 cases.

Overaction of inferior oblique

1. Primary-from superior rectus Paraly­sis in the contralateral eye

.. ,. 2 cases.

-from superior oblique paraly­sis in the same eye (Trauma­tic) .... 2 cases

2. Secondary to marked convergent squint.

-Unilateral cases . . . . 20 cases.

--Alternating cases .... 4 cases

A. Myectomy of Inferior Oblique

1. At origin - Skin approach -4 cases.

-Conjunctival

approach -nil

II, In the inferior-temporal quadrant of the globs (includes alternating convergent cases) - 12 cases.

-10 cases with horizontal strabismus.

-2 with superior rectus paralysis.

B. Surgery for horizontal muscle and no operation thereafter-8 cases, inferior oblique

C. No Surgery (superior oblique 2 plus others 2) - 4 cases.

Strengthening operation for inferior oblique

Tucking of Inferior Oblique One Case.

No operation One case.




 

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