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January 1986

Bilateral Congenital Restriction of Upward Eye Movement

Author Affiliations

From the Neuro-ophthalmic Unit, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco.

Arch Neurol. 1986;43(1):95-96. doi:10.1001/archneur.1986.00520010089031

• Neurologic evaluation of a child with a severe headache revealed a bilateral inability to move the eyes above the horizontal plane. Computed tomographic and magnetic resonance scans of the brain obtained for a suspected midbrain lesion were normal. Photographs from early childhood confirmed that the deficit was congenital.

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