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Infantile esotropia is a form of ocular motility disorder where there is an inward turning of one or both eyes, commonly referred to as crossed. Resumen. Este ensayo reporta la presencia de Incomitancia Horizontal tanto en su forma pasiva como activa en pacientes con endotropia congénita y que. Characterization and classification of esotropia and its management with botulinum toxin. Article · January Maniobras exploratorias en la endotropia congénita.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The origin of the condition is unknown, and its early onset means that the affected individual’s potential for developing binocular vision is limited.

Occasionally endotropja vertical acting eye muscle inferior oblique may overact which may cause the eye to move up when looking to the side. Worth [1] theory suggests that there is an irreparable congenital defect in the infant’s visual system and that surgery can be carried out at leisure mostly for cosmetic purposes.

Congenital esotropia, or infantile esotropiais a specific sub-type of primary concomitant esotropia. In order to relieve symptoms of diplopia or double vision, the child’s brain will ignore or “suppress” the image from the esotropic eye, which when allowed to continue untreated will lead to the development of amblyopia.


Prism adaptation testing PAT may assist in this determination. Cataract Congenital cataract Childhood cataract Aphakia Ectopia lentis. Accomodative esotropia manifests as eye inturning secondary to the increased work of focusing through significant hypermetropia. The vast majority of esotropias are primary. It occurs during the first 6 months of life in an otherwise neurologically normal child.

Complete sensory evaluation in a preverbal child is difficult. Theoretically, the earlier the surgery is performed the better the potential for binocular function. Prematurity, hydrocephalus, seizure disorders, developmental delay, intraventricular hemorrhage and a family history of strabismus are among the risk factors for the development of infantile esotropia. However, if farsighted, spectacles may be prescribed.

Infantile Esotropia

Esotropia is sometimes erroneously called “lazy eye”, which describes the condition of amblyopia —a reduction in vision of one or both eyes that is not the result of any pathology of the eye and cannot be resolved by the use of corrective lenses.

This page was last modified on March 8,at Dacryoadenitis Epiphora Dacryocystitis Xerophthalmia. Why does infantile esotropia occur? A second type of accommodative esotropia also exists, known as ‘convergence excess esotropia.

If esotropia is corrected before 2 years of age, there is a better chance of developing the ability to use both eyes together, which is referred to as binocularity.


Paralytic strabismus Ophthalmoparesis Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia Kearns—Sayre syndrome. It is a constant esotropia of large and consistent size with onset between birth and six months of age. For the similar condition but endohropia the eyes deviate outward, see exotropia. Infantile Esotropia From EyeWiki. At what age should surgery endorropia infantile esotropia be done? There is a hereditary component with infantile occuring much more common in the children of families with monofixation syndrome.

Esotropia is a highly prevalent congenital condition.

Infantile Esotropia — AAPOS

Medical therapy should be attempted. Alternately, a medial rectus recession with an ipsilateral lateral rectus resection can achieve the same effect. Others may cross fixate using alternate eyes in the opposite field of gaze, i. What is cross fixation?

The exam should be quick and performed in a fun atmosphere. Congenital esotropia has been used synonymously but the condition is rarely present at birth.

This behavior is very common in children with infantile esotropia. Some children develop a slowly increasing outward drift of the eyes called exotropia.