End-stage fibrosis of the lateral rectus muscle in myopia with esotropia. An ultrastructural study.


The fibrotic lateral rectus muscle and the medial rectus muscle of 4 patients with esotropia and myopia who underwent surgical correction were studied ultrastructurally. All patients revealed underactivity of the lateral rectus muscle. In 3 patients the underactive lateral rectus was completely fibrotic; in 1 patient there was 80% fibrosis, and the rest of… (More)


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