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Brown's syndrome: an unusual ocular complication of rheumatoid arthritis.
  1. C Cooper,
  2. J R Kirwan,
  3. N W McGill,
  4. P A Dieppe
  1. University Department of Medicine, Bristol Royal Infirmary.


    A 55 year old man with rheumatoid vasculitis and an apparent left inferior oblique palsy is described. This unusual extraocular complication of rheumatoid arthritis probably resulted from a tenosynovitis of the superior oblique tendon sheath, and resolved with steroid treatment.

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