medial rectus muscle

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Synonyms for medial rectus muscle

the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball medially

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Based on the findings, the patient was diagnosed with sixth nerve palsy and 18 months after the trauma he underwent 6 mm recession of the right medial rectus muscle.
For recession surgery, medial rectus muscle was detached from the sclera (Figure 2) after used suspensory suture with Vicryl 7-0 (polyglactin 910, Ethicon, USA).
We observed a thickened and contrast-enhanced right medial rectus muscle in the orbital MRI (Figure 4b).
muscle restriction and compressive effects) that caused maldevelopment of the medial rectus muscle and secondary strabismus.
In a series of 29 cases of acute unilateral sixth nerve palsy, complete recovery of eye movements was noted in 76% of patients treated with BoNT injection to the medial rectus muscle a mean of 40 days after the onset of lateral rectus muscle palsy.
The fleshy and thickened tendon of the medial rectus muscle showed an anomaly of insertion, being only 2.
In addition, bony invasion of the anteroinferomedial wall of the left orbit was noted with extension of the tumor into the orbit itself, which resulted in lateral displacement of the left medial rectus muscle.
Huang CM, Meyer DR, Patrinely JR, Soparkar CN, Dailey RA, Maus M, Rubin PA, Yeatts RP, Bersani TA, Karesh JW, Harrison AR, Shovlin JP Medial rectus muscle injuries associated with functional endoscopic sinus surgery.
Computed tomography (CT) of the sinuses demonstrated a large, enhancing mass within the left ethmoid sinus; CT also showed tumor erosion through the anterior cranial fossa and the left lamina papyracea and compression of the medial rectus muscle and optic nerve (figure 1).
A 6-mm left medial rectus muscle recession, 8-mm left lateral rectus muscle resection, and 6-mm right medial rectus recession were performed using a fornix-based approach that is preferred for surgical procedures.
We report such a case in a patient with a carcinoid metastasis that was found in the medial rectus muscle.
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