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Descriptor English:   Exotropia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Exotropía 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Exotropia 
Synonyms English:   Alternating Exotropia
Divergent Strabismus
Exodeviation
Monocular Exotropia
Primary Exotropia
Secondary Exotropia
Exodeviations
Exotropia, Alternating
Exotropia, Monocular
Exotropia, Primary
Exotropia, Secondary
Strabismus, Divergent
Exophoria  
Tree Number:   C10.292.562.887.650
C11.590.810.440
Definition English:   A form of ocular misalignment where the visual axes diverge inappropriately. For example, medial rectus muscle weakness may produce this condition as the affected eye will deviate laterally upon attempted forward gaze. An exotropia occurs due to the relatively unopposed force exerted on the eye by the lateral rectus muscle, which pulls the eye in an outward direction. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with ESOTROPIA, eye turning inward
History Note English:   90(83); was see under STRABISMUS 1983-89 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   28012 
Unique Identifier:   D005099 

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