Pupil-sparing oculomotor palsy from midbrain hemorrhage.

W. S. Fleet, S. Z. Rapcsak, W. W. Huntley, R. T. Watson

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Pupil-sparing oculomotor nerve palsy generally results from extraaxial lesions, but it has also been seen with intraaxial infarcts and tumors. This report of a midbrain hemorrhage in a 64-year-old man supports the idea of selective interference with widely separated oculomotor nerve fascicles as the mechanism for intraaxial pupil-sparing oculomotor nerve palsies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-346
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of ophthalmology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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