Bielschowsky head tilt

an eye test used mainly to differentiate between a weakness of the superior oblique muscle and a weakness of the contralateral superior rectus muscle (see extrinsic muscle).
A. Bielschowsky (1871-1940), German ophthalmologist

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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