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Definition of the noun diplopia

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noun - plural: diplopias

  1. visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects

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  1. [pathology] An ophthalmologic condition where one perceives two images; double vision.

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Google previewHead & Neck Surgery--otolaryngology (2006)

by Byron J. Bailey, Jonas T. Johnson, Shawn D. Newlands

Physiologic diplopia is a normal phenomenon in which objects not within the area of fixation are seen as double. This is easily seen when one looks at a near object with attention directed at a distant object, which then appears double. Usually ...

Google previewThe Lancet (1905)

But a diplopia is a highly inconvenient and alarming event and urges the most phlegmatic patient to seek guidance...

Google previewPediatric Ophthalmology (2008)

Current Thought and A Practical Guide by Edward M. Wilson, Richard Saunders, Trivedi Rupal

Post-operative paradoxical diplopia is a common but temporary complication of strabismus surgery in adults with a history of childhood- onset strabismus, good visual acuity, and anomalous correspondence on pre-operative sensory testing[9 ].

Google previewOral and Maxillofacial Trauma - E-Book (2013)

by Raymond J. Fonseca, H. Dexter Barber, Michael P. Powers, David E. Frost

Diplopia is the name given to the symptom of blurred vision. Two varieties of diplopia exist; it FIGURE 16-7 Inferior displacement of the zygoma results in depression of the lateral canthus and pupil because of depression of the suspensory ...

Google previewBorish's Clinical Refraction (2006)

by William J. Benjamin

Diplopia is a common accompanying complaint with mass lesions of the orbit. Computed axial tomography of the head with orbital emphasis is mandatory for patients with a suspected mass lesion of the orbit. Pulsatile proptosis is a sign of ...

Google previewPlastic Surgery Secrets Plus E-Book (2010)

by Jeffrey Weinzweig

Diplopia means double vision and is rarely an indication for surgery. It usually is transient and, if present only at the extremes of gaze rather than within a functional field of vision, is not a critical symptom. It is commonly attributed to hematoma ...

Google previewSecondary Headache, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics, (2014)

by Randolph W. Evans

Diplopia is a frequently reported symptom in PTCS, occurring in one- third to twothirds of patients at presentation.13,22 It is usually binocular and horizontal, resulting from a unilateral or bilateral abducens paresis. Binocular diplopia ...

Google previewDiagnostic Imaging of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses (2012)

by Glyn A.S. Lloyd

Clinically, vertical diplopia is the most important feature and may be accompanied by paraesthesia or anaesthesia of the cheek and upper lip, in the distribution of the infraorbital nerve, which may be involved in the fracture. The characteristic ...

Google previewQuick & Easy Medical Terminology (2014)

by Peggy C. Leonard

Diplopia means double vision (two images of a single object are seen).

Google previewPhysical Examination and Health Assessment (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Diplopia is the simultaneous perception of two images of a single object.

Google previewThe Breast (2009)

Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases by Kirby I. Bland, Edward M. Copeland III

Cranial nerves III, VI, and VII are commonly affected, and thus diplopia is the most common complaint with cranial nerve involvement.46 Another common symptom from cranial nerve involvement is facial numbness, particularly involvement of ...

Google previewAdvanced Practice Nursing Guide to the Neurological Exam (2015)

by Alexandra Armitage, MS, CNL, APRN

Binocular diplopia is a result of breakdown in the binocular visual system. This breakdown may be a result of an inability to maintain synchronicity in muscle movements of the eye when looking at an object, resulting in the visual object not ...

Google previewAnatomy ;Ocular physiology ;Biochemistry and genetics ;Pathology ;Microbiology ;Immunology ;Growth and senescence ;Optics ;Therapeutics ;Lasers and instrument technology ;Basic biostatistical and epidemiological terms (2013)

by Louise Bye, Neil Modi, Miles Stanford

Diplopia: terminology Diplopia is the sensation produced by stimulating two points outside Panum's area. Diplopia can be physiological or nonphysiological (heterotropia).

Google previewMetastasis / Dissemination (2012)

by Elizier L. Gorelik

Diplopia is the most common manifestation of cranial nerve dysfunction. Weakness of the lower extremities, bowel and bladder dysfunction, absent reflexes and sensory changes in the distribution of multiple ...

Google previewBrain Injury Medicine (2007)

Principles and Practice by Nathan Zasler, Douglas Katz, MD, Ross D. Zafonte

Diplopia is the most frequently considered symptom of disruption in this interaction in addition to other interferences with binocularity. The significance of the vestibulo-oculo-cervical triad is the quality and organization of somatosensory input ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Hallucinations (2009)

by Jan Dirk Blom

Diplopia may be transferred to the content of ∗visual hallucinations, which then take the form of double images (also referred to as ∗distorted hallucinations). The Scottish physicist David Brewster (1781–1868) is commonly credited with ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

f*GGRIT, feawst-SSRT, SYT = HEI Ravé 3rael Diplopia. Double vision. faiturgfe, fagfeat, #RT RET* *H, Binocular D., due to a derangement of the muscular balance; the images of the object being thus ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision Impairment (2002)

by Jill Sardegna, Susan Shelly, Scott Steidl

diplopia 63 Diagnosis and treatment of some cases of diabetic retinopathy includes FLUORESCEIN ANGIOGRAPHY. During this procedure fluorescent dye is injected into the arm of the patient. The eye is examined as the dye travels through ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

diplopia The condition in which a single object is seen as two rather than one. This is usually due to images not stimulating ...

Google previewOculo-refractive Cyclopedia and Dictionary (1921)

by Thomas George Atkinson

Since diplopia is the subjective manifestation of heterotro- pia, ...

Google previewThe Five Senses and Beyond: The Encyclopedia of Perception (2016)

The Encyclopedia of Perception by Jennifer L. Hellier

Diplopia is the medical term for double ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Diplopia, or double vision, is the sensation of seeing two copies of a viewed object. When the second image appears to overlap the first image, a phenomenon called ghost imaging, the cause is usually an optical aberration of one or both eyes ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

nystagmus, double vision (diplopia), squint (strabismus), and conjugate deviation , in which both eyes are turned to the same side. Strabismus may be internal, ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Diplopia, dip-lo'-pe-ah. Double vision. D., Binocular, due to a derangement of the muscular balance, the images of the object being thus thrown upon nonidentical points of the retina. D., Crossed or Heteron'ymous, that wherein the image of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Special Education (2007)

A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

The basis for understanding diplopia (double vision) requires an appreciation of the physiologic mechanisms of binocularity within the visual cortex (Records, 1979). Evidence suggests there are four classes of cortical neuronal receptive fields ...

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