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Superior oblique myokymia (SOM) is a rare disorder characterized by episodic microtremor of the eyeball. Intermittent contraction of the superior oblique muscle causes irregular and rotatory eye movement, causing oscillopsia and diplopia in patients with SOM. Microvascular decompression (MVD) for the trochlear nerve is potentially a definitive treatment method for SOM; however, owing to its rarity, this disorder is not well-known to neurosurgeons, and therefore, the optimal surgical approach has not been determined yet.
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Name: World neurosurgery
To report the surgical outcomes of the superior oblique tuck procedure in the management of superior oblique palsies performed at a single centre over a 25-year period.
To evaluate three superior oblique surgical weakening procedures for correcting A-pattern strabismus: tenectomy, superior oblique hang-back recession, and that involving the use of superior oblique su...
To evaluate the effects of isolated inferior oblique (IO) muscle recession in patients with superior oblique palsy (SOP) and persistent hypertropia in abduction.
Inferior mesenteric arterioportal fistula (APF) is rare as only 35 case reports in the literature. We herein presented a case of simultaneously double cancer in the rectum and stomach with inferior me...
Psammomatoid juvenile ossifying fibroma (PJOF) is an uncommon, benign fibro-osseous tumor. It is a purely surgical disease, and a review of the literature revealed that adjuvant therapies, including c...
The main objective of this proposed study is to examine if oblique projection (20- degrees right anterior oblique (RAO) for right femoral artery access or 20-degree left anterior oblique (...
Overaction of the inferior oblique (IO) muscle is a commonly observed component of childhood strabismus, and is often seen combined with other ocular deviations. It manifests with excessiv...
Villo-nodular synovitis can affect the joints, bursae or tendon sheaths. This condition is rare, with 1.8 cases per million inhabitants. The hip is affected in 3.6 to 18.1% of cases. The a...
The paralysis of the fourth cranial nerve (paralysis IV), commonly known as the superior oblique muscle (SO) paralysis, represents half of vertical strabismus. The diagnosis of SO paralysi...
This study is undertaken to evaluate the outcomes of Oblique Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (OLLIF). Specifically, the study seeks to measure outcomes on radiological imaging, outcomes re...
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.
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
Muscles of the anterolateral abdominal wall consisting of the external oblique and the internal oblique muscles. The external abdominal oblique muscle fibers extend from lower thoracic ribs to the linea alba and the iliac crest. The internal abdominal oblique extend superomedially beneath the external oblique muscles.
An article or book published after examination of published material on a subject. It may be comprehensive to various degrees and the time range of material scrutinized may be broad or narrow, but the reviews most often desired are reviews of the current literature. The textual material examined may be equally broad and can encompass, in medicine specifically, clinical material as well as experimental research or case reports. State-of-the-art reviews tend to address more current matters. A review of the literature must be differentiated from HISTORICAL ARTICLE on the same subject, but a review of historical literature is also within the scope of this publication type.
The 4th cranial nerve. The trochlear nerve carries the motor innervation of the superior oblique muscles of the eye.
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...
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...