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Augmented vertical rectus [corrected] transposition for the treatment of strabismus in Möbius syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22153406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Möbius syndrome is a rare congenital disorder characterized by bilateral facial nerve palsy and abducens nerve palsy. It is associated with a wide spectrum of systemic and ocular manifestations; esotropia is commonly the reason for ophthalmic referral. There are few published studies in the literature on strabismus surgery in Möbius syndrome. An augmented vertical rectus muscle transposition in which lateral fixation sutures are used on the transposed vertical rectus muscles (Foster augmentation) has been used to correct esotropia caused by severe sixth nerve palsy and type 1 Duane syndrome. We describe the surgical outcome after treating moderate- to large-angle esotropia in 3 patients with Möbius syndrome with the augmented vertical rectus muscle transposition.
Lisa L Sun; Glen A Gole
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1528-3933     ISO Abbreviation:  J AAPOS     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-14     Completed Date:  2012-03-19     Revised Date:  2012-06-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9710011     Medline TA:  J AAPOS     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  590-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. All rights reserved.
Royal Children's Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Esotropia / surgery*
Mobius Syndrome / complications*
Oculomotor Muscles / surgery*
Suture Techniques
Treatment Outcome
Erratum In:
J AAPOS. 2012 Apr;16(2):219

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