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2010 Series -  September 21, 2010 Lecture 15 of 52  NEXT»

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This 13-year-old girl is in the examining chair as you walk in. You notice that she holds her head to the left and looks to the right. As she addresses you, this head posture remains. Before doing any examination ...

1. This child could have:

a. left Duane, type I
b. right superior oblique palsy
c. null point nystagmus
d. (a), (b), or (c)
e. none of the above

2. On looking to the left, the eyes develop to-and-fro movement suggesting a diagnosis of:

a. left Duane
b. Moebius syndrome
c. null point nystagmus
d. accommodative spasm
e. convergence insufficiency

3. The most likely eventual treatment for this would be:
a. orthoptic exercises
b. prism glasses
c. a more accurate refraction
d. miotics
e. surgery

For answers to the above, click here on or after September 28, 2010.

 

 


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