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Latest Exotropia Stories

2010-04-07 09:10:00

Intermittent exotropia, a condition in which the eyes turn outward while looking at an object, occurs in about 1% of American children and is less common than esotropia, where the eyes turn inward.

2009-06-15 09:52:54

Children, especially boys, diagnosed with a condition that causes the eye to occasionally turn outward -- away from the nose -- appear to be more likely to develop mental illness by young adulthood than children without a similar eye condition, according to a new study.

2008-11-27 21:44:12

Children with misaligned eyes have a higher risk of later developing mental illness, U.S.doctors say.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.