eyes not aligning when looking at something
Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes do not line up with each other when looking at an object.
|Other names||Heterotropia, crossed eyes, squint|
|A person with exotropia, an outward deviated eye|
|Complications||Amblyopia, double vision|
|Types||Esotropia (eyes crossed); exotropia (eyes diverge); hypertropia (eyes vertically misaligned)|
|Causes||Muscle dysfunction, farsightedness, problems in the brain, trauma, infections|
|Risk factors||Premature birth, cerebral palsy, family history|
|Diagnostic method||Observing light reflected from the pupil|
|Differential diagnosis||Cranial nerve disease|
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