Unexpected cyclotropia simulating disruption of fusion.

Burton Kushner // Publications // Oct 01 1992

PubMed ID: 1417541

Author(s): Kushner BJ. Unexpected cyclotropia simulating disruption of fusion. Arch Ophthalmol. 1992 Oct;110(10):1415-8. PMID 1417541

Journal: Archives Of Ophthalmology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), Volume 110, Issue 10, Oct 1992

Fifteen patients with diplopia associated with prior scleral buckling, prior penetrating keratoplasty, severe corneal scarring, monocular aphakia, long-standing strabismus, or prior vertical offsets of the horizontal recti were thought to have disruption of fusion because diplopia could not be eliminated with prisms. They were each found to have a substantial symptomatic cyclotropia unassociated with an obvious dysfunction of an oblique muscle. In 13 patients, diplopia resolved after the cyclotropia was corrected surgically.