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Whats internal ophthalmoplegia ?

Whats internal ophthalmoplegia ?

Nerve damage: Internal ophthalmoplegia refers to paralysis of certain structures inside the eye involved in constriction of the pupil and accomodation (change of focus). ...Read more

Dr. Mark Silverberg
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Eye Muscle Paralysis (Definition)

Eye muscle paralysis is a clinical finding in which a set of eye muscles are not entirely functional, resulting in either areas that a person cannot visualize ...Read more


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Internal ophthalmoplegia is what?

Internal ophthalmoplegia is what?

Eye movement disorde: I think you mean internuclear ophthalmoplegia (ino). This is a disorder of eye movement in which one eye cannot move completely to the midline. This usually results in double vision and jerky eye movements with far horizontal gaze. Ino is caused by a lesion in the brain area known as the medial logituinal fasciculus (mlf). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for external ophthalmoplegia?

External ophtlamopla: Unfortunately there is no treatment available if it is genetic. If is acquired sometimes eyelid and/or eye muscle surgery may be possible. ...Read more

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How do they test for pelvic congestion syndrome? Did an internal exam and based on my symptoms is how he diagnosed me. Should I go for other tests?

How do they test for pelvic congestion syndrome? Did an internal exam and based on my symptoms is how he diagnosed me. Should I go for other tests?

No good definitive: There is no good, standard, accepted test for pelvic congestion syndrome. It is basically diagnosed by excluding other possible causes of pelvic pain. Some doctors believe an MRI or CT scan can show dilation of the pelvic vessels but the data proving this is kind of weak. Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUDs and birth control pills can usually improve symptoms. ...Read more

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Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?

Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?

Unlikely: Could be a hip joint problem involving the labrum in side the actual joint. Injury or strain to the hip can cause that type of problem. May need and mri. ...Read more

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Im 32 with severe knee pain from outside the kneecaps and inner pain of the knees i hve petellafemoral syndrome and arthritis it hurts really bad?

Im 32 with severe knee pain from outside the kneecaps and inner pain of the knees i hve petellafemoral syndrome and arthritis it hurts really bad?

Let me explain: Patellar-femoral syndrome (pfps) is a syndrome characterized by pain or discomfort seemingly originating from the contact of the posterior surface of the patella (back of the kneecap) with the femur (thigh bone). It is the most frequently encountered diagnosis in sports medicine clinics. It sound you are suffering from this problem go and check it out. ...Read more

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Can anyone give some advice on a inner ear condition called: superior canal dehiscence syndrome?

Can anyone give some advice on a inner ear condition called: superior canal dehiscence syndrome?

Positional vertigo: This is an uncommon condition but it is the result of loss of bone surrounding the superior semicircular canal, a part of the balance mechanism of the inner ear. If you are having recurrent incapacitating true vertigo, an otologist (ear surgeon) can repair this problem. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Ophthalmoplegia (Definition)

Ophthalmoplegia is a clinical finding in which there is paralysis of one or more muscles that move your eye, leading to abnormal ...Read more