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Inferior rectus avulsion following blunt trauma is rare, with even fewer reported cases of complete transection. The authors report a case of orbital floor fracture and inferior rectus muscle transection without herniation following blunt orbital trauma. This case first highlights the difficulty in diagnosing complete inferior rectus muscle transection clinically and with imaging and second that an acceptable functional outcome can be achieved by a novel surgical repair approach utilizing contiguous orbital anatomical relations of the inferior oblique and inferior rectus muscles.
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Name: Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
To evaluate the results of superior rectus transposition (SRT) or inferior rectus transposition (IRT) in esotropic Duane syndrome.
The authors report a case of nonconforming focal choroidal excavation (FCE) identified in an eye following blunt, nonperforating trauma to the globe. Multimodal imaging was undertaken including color ...
Cardiac injury following blunt chest trauma is common in motor vehicle accidents due to a crush or blast injury. Severe cardiac trauma is associated with a very high mortality. If a cardiac injury dev...
We report a case of blunt cardiac injury and pericardial tamponade following video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) in a lung cancer patient with hypertension and cardiac hypertrophy. Anatomical ...
Thromboembolic events within the pulmonary arterial vasculature are a troublesome complication of severe blunt thoracic trauma. Mechanisms underlying these events are currently in question as pulmonar...
This is a study of liposomal bupivacaine for pain control in patients with blunt chest wall trauma.
This study will assess the analgesic efficacy of DSG 1% compared to placebo in the reduction of the pain associated with acute blunt trauma injuries.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of non-dissecting the inferior rectus sheath during primary cesarean delivery on post-operative hemoglobin and post-operative pain contr...
Thoracic traumas are frequent causes of emergency department admissions and the third most common cause of death from trauma. Although emergency management of major thoracic traumas that ...
The aim of this study is to establish the additional effectiveness and costs of routine thoraco-abdominal computed tomography (CT) in blunt trauma patients versus conventional radiological...
Diseases of the oculomotor nerve or nucleus that result in weakness or paralysis of the superior rectus, inferior rectus, medial rectus, inferior oblique, or levator palpebrae muscles, or impaired parasympathetic innervation to the pupil. With a complete oculomotor palsy, the eyelid will be paralyzed, the eye will be in an abducted and inferior position, and the pupil will be markedly dilated. Commonly associated conditions include neoplasms, CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA, ischemia (especially in association with DIABETES MELLITUS), and aneurysmal compression. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p270)
The muscles that move the eye. Included in this group are the medial rectus, lateral rectus, superior rectus, inferior rectus, inferior oblique, superior oblique, musculus orbitalis, and levator palpebrae superioris.
The 3d cranial nerve. The oculomotor nerve sends motor fibers to the levator muscles of the eyelid and to the superior rectus, inferior rectus, and inferior oblique muscles of the eye. It also sends parasympathetic efferents (via the ciliary ganglion) to the muscles controlling pupillary constriction and accommodation. The motor fibers originate in the oculomotor nuclei of the midbrain.
Bruise to the heart muscle due to blunt thoracic trauma.
Damages to the CAROTID ARTERIES caused either by blunt force or penetrating trauma, such as CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; THORACIC INJURIES; and NECK INJURIES. Damaged carotid arteries can lead to CAROTID ARTERY THROMBOSIS; CAROTID-CAVERNOUS SINUS FISTULA; pseudoaneurysm formation; and INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY DISSECTION. (From Am J Forensic Med Pathol 1997, 18:251; J Trauma 1994, 37:473)
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...