Esotropia

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Esotropia

Synonym(s) - Esophoria - Strabismus, Convergent - Strabismus, Internal - Convergent Strabismus - Cross-Eye

Definition: A form of ocular misalignment characterized by an excessive convergence of the visual axes, resulting in a "cross-eye" appearance. An example of this condition occurs when paralysis of the lateral rectus muscle causes an abnormal inward deviation of one eye on attempted gaze.

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