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Classification and external resources
Specialty ophthalmology
ICD-10 H50.5
ICD-9-CM 378.41

Esophoria is a condition characterised by inward deviation of the eye, usually due to extra-ocular muscle imbalance.

Causes include:

Unlike esotropia, fusion is possible and therefore diplopia is uncommon.


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