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Strabismus, binocular functions and ocular motility in children with hydrocephalus.

Authors
  • Aring, Eva1
  • Andersson, Susann
  • Hård, Anna-Lena
  • Hellström, Ann
  • Persson, Eva-Karin
  • Uvebrant, Paul
  • Ygge, Jan
  • Hellström, Ann
  • 1 Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, The Sahlgrenska Academy of Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden. [email protected] , (Sweden)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Strabismus
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
15
Issue
2
Pages
79–88
Identifiers
PMID: 17564937
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Children with hydrocephalus surgically treated before the age of one year commonly present orthoptic abnormalities. The etiology of hydrocephalus, number of shunt revisions and ventricle size seem to be of minor importance compared with the age of onset of hydrocephalus with regard to the risk for orthoptic abnormalities.

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