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Title: Eye movement involvement in Parry-Romberg Syndrome: a clinicopathologic case report.
Authors: Zubcov-Iwantscheff, AA
Thomke, F
Goebel, HH
Bacharach-Buhles, M
Cordey, A
Constantinescu, CS
Gottlob, I
First Published: Jul-2008
Citation: STRABISMUS, 2008, 16 (3), pp. 119-121
Abstract: We report the case of a 38-year-old woman who developed a progressive bilateral disease in which the eye motility disorder-diplopia-is the outstanding feature over a period of 12 years. The muscle biopsy of the medial rectus muscle did not show any trace of striated muscle. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first pathological report in an affected extraocular muscle of a patient with Parry-Romberg syndrome (PRS). Previous rare reports of diplopia in PRS have been attributed to enophthalmos, progressive atrophy of the orbit, ocular motor nerve dysfunction, or mechanical restrictions.
DOI Link: 10.1080/09273970802240874
eISSN: 1744-5132
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences

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