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2004 Series : February 17, 2004

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This 11-year-old boy presents with a right head tilt and with chin down.  With his head straightened it is obvious that he has significant facial asymmetry with the "larger face" on the left or the side away from the tilt.  In addition, the distance from the corner of his mouth to his lateral canthus is smaller on the right compared to the left. 

1.  With no other information about this boy, what is the most likely diagnosis?
  a.  sixth nerve palsy
b.  Duane syndrome
c.  orthopedic torticollis
d.  fourth nerve palsy
2.  In this patient, the defective "part" is on the: 
  a.  left side
b.  right side
c.  mid-line
d.  none of the above
3.  The most likely treatment for this would include the following: 
  a.  weakening of a neck muscle
b.  left inferior rectus recession
c.
  left inferior oblique myectomy
d.  right superior oblique tuck

 

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