Duane retraction syndrome is a congenital eye misalignment characterized by limitations in horizontal, inward, and outward eye movements. This condition is also referred to as Stilling-Turk-Duane syndrome. It occurs either sporadically or is inherited; therefore, there are no known ways of primary prevention for this condition.
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What causes restricted eye movement?
Query: Hi doctor, My son is 10 days old. His right eye has never turned towards right. It has looked left, straight, up and down but never right. His left eye has a full range of movement. I have read about squint strabismus. However, I do not read anything about a restricted eye movement. Should I be conc... Read Full »
Answer: HI, Welcome to icliniq.com. Restricted eye movement suggests two things: Duane Retraction syndrome (DRS). Congenital sixth nerve palsy. DRS is usually associated with decrease in palpebral aperture in left gaze and normal in attempted right gaze. So look for that. Both the above are conditions assoc... Read Full »