Pathological Examination of Plicated Medial Rectus Muscle for Treatment of Re-recurrent Exotropia

Hussain Rao, Vivekanand Singh, Laura Plummer, Justin D. Marsh

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Plication and resection are surgical procedures commonly used for the treatment of strabismus. Further studies are needed to understand the postoperative effects of plication on muscle tissue. This case report examines a pathological section of a plicated medial rectus muscle, revealing myocyte injury and replacement with fibroconnective tissue. [J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2018;55:e20-e21.].

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e20-e21
JournalJournal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus
Publication statusPublished - Aug 29 2018
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Ophthalmology

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