Motor mechanisms of vertical fusion in individuals with superior oblique paresis.

@article{Mudgil2002MotorMO,
  title={Motor mechanisms of vertical fusion in individuals with superior oblique paresis.},
  author={Ananth V Mudgil and Mark F. Walker and Heimo Steffen and David L. Guyton and D. S. Zee},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={145-53}
}
PURPOSE We wanted to determine the mechanisms of motor vertical fusion in patients with superior oblique paresis and to correlate these mechanisms with surgical outcomes. METHODS Ten patients with superior oblique paresis underwent 3-axis, bilateral, scleral search coil eye movement recordings. Eye movements associated with fusion were analyzed. RESULTS Six patients had decompensated congenital superior oblique paresis and 4 had acquired superior oblique paresis. All patients with acquired… CONTINUE READING