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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 229-231

Situational restriction of elevation in adduction relieved by faden on the medial rectus


1 Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, USA

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R Muralidhar
Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Aravind Eye Hospital, Anna Nagar, Madurai - 625 020, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.175883

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We describe a patient with situational restriction of elevation in adduction in his left eye. Clinical examination pointed to instability of the left medial rectus pulley. This was corrected by Faden on the medial rectus. The importance of this relatively new concept in identifying and treating orbital pulley instability is discussed.


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