What are the physical findings in orbital 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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Orbital signs are usually matters for direct inspection, including conjunctival injection and chemosis, proptosis, and lid swelling.

Obtain exophthalmometry measurements with a Hertel instrument or similar equipment since it provides a more sensitive measure of relative proptosis.

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