Duane syndrome associated with oculocutaneous albinism

Jonathan M Holmes, C. M. Cronin

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A 5-year-old female presented with signs of Duane's retraction syndrome and oculocutaneous albinism. Duane's syndrome is associated with anomalous innervation of the lateral rectus by the oculomotor nerve. Oculocutaneous albinism is associated with an increased proportion of crossed retinal ganglion fibers at the chiasm. Because Duane's syndrome and oculocutaneous albinism are both examples of ocular miswiring, a common mechanism is suggested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-34
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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