Pediatric internuclear ophthalmoplegia

Jennifer L. Rizzo, Maureen Lloyd, Mary A O'Hara

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Background: Internuclear ophthalmoplegia (INO) is a rare eye movement disorder in the pediatric population. Methods: We performed a retrospective review at a universitybased tertiary referral ophthalmology practice from 2004 to 2012 to identify pediatric patients with INO. Results: Three patients with INO were identified. Etiologies included high-grade astrocytoma, perinantal hypoxia and neonatal intracerebral hemorrhage. One of our patients, a 2 year-old girl, is the youngest reported case of INO. Conclusion: While rare, INO in a pediatric patient requires a full neurologic evaluation and careful follow-up to assess eye position and potentially treat amblyopia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)134-136
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Ophthalmology


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