Two Mechanisms of Up-shoots and Down-shoots in Duane’s Syndrome Revealed by a New MRI Technique

  • Joel M. Miller
  • Joseph L. Demer
  • Arthur L. Rosenbaum


Duane’s retraction syndrome consists of congenital limitation or absence of abduction, limitation of adduction, and retraction of the globe with narrowing of the palpebral fissure on adduction (von Noorden 1985). There is anatomic evidence that in some cases the abducens nerve is absent and the LR is innervated by a branch of the oculomotor nerve (Hotchklss et al 1980; Miller et al 1982).


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  • Joel M. Miller
  • Joseph L. Demer
  • Arthur L. Rosenbaum

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