What should patients with third cranial nerve palsy (oculomotor cranial nerve palsy) be educated about?

Updated: Oct 08, 2018
  • Author: James Goodwin, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew G Lee, MD  more...
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Patients should be informed of the potentially life-threatening etiologies of unexplained oculomotor nerve palsy. They should undergo appropriate evaluation and treatment of underlying etiologies and understand the prognosis for recovery.


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