Enlarged extraocular muscles (differential)

Dr Francis Deng and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

There is a short list of causes for enlarged extraocular muscles. The differential can be narrowed by the clinical history, known systemic illness, pattern of specific muscles involved, the muscle morphology, as well as concurrent findings outside the muscles 3:

Article information

rID: 40752
System: Head & Neck
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Enlargement of extra-ocular muscles

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: metastatic malignant melanoma
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  • Case 2: thyroid associated orbitopathy
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