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Duane Syndrome

Duane Syndrome: Introduction

Duane Syndrome: An inherited eye movement disorder. The eye opening narrows and the eyeball pulls backwards when the eyes look towards the nose. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Duane Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Duane Syndrome

  • Narrowing of eye opening when looking towards the nose
  • Retraction of eyeball when looking towards the nose
  • Inability to move eyeballs inwards to nose
  • Inability to move eyeballs outwards to nose
  • Cross-eyed appearance
  • more symptoms...»

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Definitions of Duane Syndrome:

Duane Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Duane Syndrome, or a subtype of Duane Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Duane Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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