What are the physical findings in third cranial nerve palsy (oculomotor cranial nerve palsy)?

Updated: Oct 08, 2018
  • Author: James Goodwin, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew G Lee, MD  more...
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Initially, physical findings attributable to involvement of the third cranial nerve are described (eg, ptosis, mydriasis, ophthalmoplegia). Subsequently, additional physical findings that are associated with lesions of particular portions or segments of the third cranial nerve are described.


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