Study of Clinical Profile of Concomitant StrabismusJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2020-11-05
Authors : Dr Apeksha Kamath; Dr Shobhana Jorvekar;
Page : 333-335
Keywords : concomitant strabismus; exodeviation; hypermetropia; amblyopia;
AIMS& OBJECTIVES: To describe clinical profile of concomitant strabismus, determine most common type, role of positive family history and amblyopia. MATERIALS& METHODS: It is a descriptive cross-sectional study of 45 patients below age of 25 years diagnosed to have concomitant strabismus between Oct 2018& Feb 2020. Proforma filled with patient’s age, sex, address, complaints& detailed history. Routine ocular examination done. Ocular movements checked in all directions of gaze. Cycloplegic refraction, detailed fundus examination& orthoptic assessment done. RESULTS: 45 cases below 25yrs of age were examined.26 (57.78 %) females with a male to female ratio of 1: 1.37. Most common type of deviation was exodeviation seen in 25 (55.56 %).62.22 % patients were found to be hypermetropes. Amblyopia was seen in 16 (35.56 %) patients and 18 (40 %) were found to have contributing family history. CONCLUSION: Most common type of comitant strabismus was exodeviation, amblyopia and positive family history was seen in significant no. of patients.
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