You searched for: “ophthalmoplegia
1. Paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye.
2. Paralysis of the ocular muscles, innervated by the oculomotor nerves.
Word Entries containing the term: “ophthalmoplegia
exophthalmic ophthalmoplegia
Ophthalmoplegia (paralysis of the ocular muscles) with protrusion of the eyeballs due to increased water content of orbital tissues incidental to thyroid disorders, usually hyperthyroidism.
external ophthalmoplegia, ophthalmoplegia externa
Paralysis affecting one or more of the extrinsic (outward) eye muscles.
internal ophthalmoplegia, ophthalmoplegia interna
Paralysis affecting only the sphincter muscle (ringlike band of muscle fibers) of the eye pupil and the ciliary muscle (smooth muscle).