Crossed Eyes (Strabismus): Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis
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What causes crossed eyes? 6 possible conditions

Crossed eyes, also called strabismus, is a condition in which your eyes do not line up properly. If you have this condition, your eyes look in different directions, with each eye focusing on a different object. The disorder is very common in children,... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.



Strabismus is a disorder in which the eyes do not line up in the same direction. People with strabismus cannot look at the same object or place with both eyes at the same time. The condition is often referred to a...

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Stroke Overview

A stroke (a "brain attack") is a medical emergency in which part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. This occurs when an artery that supplies oxygenated blood to the brain becomes damaged and brain cells begin to die.

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Cerebral Palsy

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Ito Syndrome (Incontinentia Pigementi Achromians)

Ito syndrome (IS) is a rare condition that researchers believe iscaused by genetic irregularities. The conditionis not inherited, however,and a family history of IS is rare. IS is characterized by loss of skin color o...

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