Typical presentation of a 3rd cranial nerve (CN) palsy:
Blurred or double vision
May also have other neurologic signs/symptoms:
Initial stabilization of trauma patient should concentrate on underlying injuri...
Complete oculomotor nerve palsy of any cause requires admission and emergency neurosurgical evaluation
Incomplete oculomotor nerve palsy with abnormal CT or MRI, ...
Complete lesions must be assessed rapidly
Patients <50 yr old with any extent of CN III palsy should be evaluated for compressive lesions
If the pupil is involved, compressive les...
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378.51 Third or oculomotor nerve palsy, partial
378.52 Third or oculomotor nerve palsy, total
H49.00 Third [oculomotor] nerve palsy, unspecified eye
H49.01 Third [oculomotor] nerve palsy, ...
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