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rectus

[′rek·təs]
(anatomy)
Having a straight course, as certain muscles.
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Patients with exotropia of 60-80 PD underwent lateral rectus recession of 8-10 mm and medial rectus resection of 7-9 mm under peribulbar anaesthesia.
17 External support garments may provide compression and support to the abdominal and lumbo pelvic region by mimicking facial tension of the rectus abdominis muscle and may provide biofeedback for the rectus abdominis muscle to assist with its activation.
Differential diagnosis includes age-related calcifications involving the insertion of the lateral rectus muscles, an extraocular retinoblastoma extension, or an intraorbital foreign body.
A 6-10 cm transverse skin incision is made 2 cm above the pubic symphysis, and the rectus fascia is exposed (Fig.
One anterior ciliary artery supplies the lateral rectus muscle and two supply each of the other extraocular muscles.
If the tenderness is alleviated, then the pathology is likely to arise from the abdominal viscera as the contracted rectus muscle now protects the intra-abdominal contents.
We observed a thickened and contrast-enhanced right medial rectus muscle in the orbital MRI (Figure 4b).
Rectus sheath block (RSB) has been described both as a sole anaesthetic (4) and for preoperative analgesia in procedures involving midline (bilateral block) or paramedial incisions (unilateral block).
Heritability estimates for the rectus abdominis varied from 0.
2 cm in the right orbit along the right lateral rectus and superior rectus muscles.
The three methods are namely onlay (Over the rectus sheath) bridging the fascial defect (inlay) and Sublay (retromuscular preperitoneal)5.