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>Journals >MediSan >Year 2017, Issue 12

Fernández GME, Frometa RG, Leyet RM
Partial and bilateral congenital external ophthalmoplegia in an adolescent
MediSan 2017; 21 (12)

Language: Español
References: 10
Page: 3362-3366
PDF: 461.82 Kb.

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The case report of an 18 years patient is presented who was assisted in the estrabism service of "Amistad Argelia-Cuba" Ophthalmologic Hospital in the Republic of Algeria due to photophobia, ptosis palpebral, poor vision and divergent strabismus. A complete ophthalmologic exam was carried out, prism test, worth lights and it was verified that he had a partial and bilateral external congenital ophthalmoplegia with amblyopia, without neurological manifestations. Treatment with vitamins was indicated and there was no surgical proposal due to the quantity of affected muscles and the great risk of a residual diplopia.

Key words: adolescent, external ophthalmoplegia, ambliopia, ptosis palpebral, divergent strabismus.

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