Frequency of the superior rectus muscle overaction/contracture syndrome in unilateral fourth nerve palsy.

@article{Molinari2009FrequencyOT,
  title={Frequency of the superior rectus muscle overaction/contracture syndrome in unilateral fourth nerve palsy.},
  author={Andrea Forastieri Molinari and Mar{\'i}a Cristina Ugrin},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          571-4
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Superior oblique palsy is accompanied in most cases by overaction of the muscle's ipsilateral antagonist, the inferior oblique muscle. Overaction and contracture of the ipsilateral superior rectus muscle in patients with unilateral fourth (trochlear) nerve palsy is seldom discussed in the literature. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the frequency of superior rectus muscle overaction/contracture syndrome in patients with unilateral trochlear nerve palsy. SUBJECTS AND… CONTINUE READING

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