crossed diplopia

double vision in which the image belonging to the right eye is displaced to the left of the image belonging to the left eye, as occurs in exotropia (divergent squint). Called also heteronymous d.

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  • diplopía cruzada — Eng. Crossed diplopia Diplopía en que la imagen del ojo derecho aparece a la izquierda del campo visual y viceversa. Diplopía heterónima. Diplopía paradójica. Diplopía incongruente …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • Diplopia — Di*plo pi*a, Diplopy Dip lo*py, n. [NL. diplopia, from Gr. ? double + the root of ? sight: cf. F. diplopie.] (Med.) The act or state of seeing double. [1913 Webster] Note: In crossed or heteronymous diplopia the image seen by the right eye is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diplopia — The condition whereby a single object appears as two objects. Also called "double vision." * * * The condition in which a single object is perceived as two objects. SYN: double vision. [diplo + G. ops, eye] crossed d. d. in which the… …   Medical dictionary

  • physiological diplopia — diplopia in normal binocular vision; all objects not on the horopter of the fixated object are doubled through stimulation of disparate points of the retinae outside the corresponding retinal areas. For nearer objects, the diplopia is crossed;… …   Medical dictionary

  • horizontal diplopia — diplopia in which the images lie in the same horizontal plane, being either crossed or direct …   Medical dictionary

  • heteronymous diplopia — crossed d …   Medical dictionary

  • paradoxical diplopia — crossed d …   Medical dictionary

  • image — 1. Representation of an object made by the rays of light emanating or reflected from it. 2. Representation produced by x rays, ultrasound, tomography, thermography, radioisotopes, etc. 3. To produce such representations. [L. imago, likeness]… …   Medical dictionary

  • Desmarres' law — when the visual axes are crossed the images are uncrossed; when the axes are uncrossed (diverging) the images are crossed. Useful in determining presence of esophoria and exophoria and of esotropia and exotropia. See also direct and crossed… …   Medical dictionary

  • Exotropia — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H50.1, H50.3 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

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