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Glossary for Strabismus in children

Medical terms related to Strabismus in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Esotropia: Where one eye turns inwards relative to the other one. Also called convergent strabismus, convergent squint or internal strabismus.
  • Eye symptoms: Symptoms affecting the eye
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hydrocephalus: A condition which is characterized by marked dilatation of the cerebral ventricles
  • Leukomalacia: Softening or destruction of the white matter of the brain. Brain tissue that surrounds fluid-filled parts of the brain (ventricles) is destroyed. It tends to occur mainly in premature or newborn babies who have been deprived of oxygen or have poor blood flow to parts of the brain. Intrauterine infections and premature membrane rupture tend to predispose infants to this condition. This type of brain destruction can cause cerebral palsy. Severity of symptoms varies according to the degree of injury to the brain.
  • Mobius syndrome: A rare genetic condition characterized by defective cranial nerves (6th and 7th), deafness, facial nerve paralysis and other abnormalities.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Retinoblastoma: A rare malignant retinal tumor that occurs in infants.
  • Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome: A rare congenital disorder characterized by very small stature, broad thumbs and toes, slanted palpebral fissures and hypoplastic maxilla.
  • Squint: Misalignment of the eyes so that both eyes are not looking in the same direction.
  • Strabismus: Strabismus is a misalignment of the eyes, also known as crossed eyes.
  • Vision changes: Any change in vision or sight.
  • Vision distortion: Distortions or changes to vision

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Strabismus in children:

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