Longitudinal tear of the inferior rectus muscle in orbital floor fracture.

@article{Kashima2012LongitudinalTO,
  title={Longitudinal tear of the inferior rectus muscle in orbital floor fracture.},
  author={Tomoyuki Kashima and Hideo Akiyama and Shoji Kishi},
  journal={Orbit},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={171-3}
}
We report a case of longitudinal avulsion of the inferior rectus muscle following orbital floor fracture and describe its clinical presentation, computed tomography (CT) features and management. A 53-year-old man felt vertical diplopia in all gaze immediately after the trauma. Orthoptic assessment showed left over right hypertropia of 20 prism diopters and left exotropia of 10 prism diopters in primary position. The left orbital floor fracture and the prolapse of orbital contents into the… CONTINUE READING
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