Paresis and restriction of the inferior rectus muscle after orbital floor fracture.

Burton Kushner // Publications // Jul 01 1982

PubMed ID: 7091287

Author(s): Kushner BJ. Paresis and restriction of the inferior rectus muscle after orbital floor fracture. Am J Ophthalmol. 1982 Jul;94(1):81-6.

Journal: American Journal Of Ophthalmology, Volume 94, Issue 1, Jul 1982

Six patients had both restriction and paresis of the inferior rectus muscle after blowout fracture of the inferior orbital floor. All six were orthophoric in the primary position but had a severely constricted field of single binocular vision with troublesome diplopia on upgaze and downgaze. Recessing both the inferior rectus muscle and the superior rectus muscle in the injured eye greatly increased the field of single binocular vision. The symptoms improved in all six cases.