|Year : 1983 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 361
Technique and indications for surgery of the inferior oblique muscle
JN Rohatgi, HK Singh, Bimal Chandra
Department of Ophthalmology, Patna Medical College & Hospital, Patna, India
J N Rohatgi
Patna Medical College & Hospital, Patna
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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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.
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.