Pupil-sparing oculomotor palsy from midbrain hemorrhage.

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

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Abstract

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
Volume20
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1988
Externally publishedYes

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Fleet, W. S., Rapcsak, S. Z., Huntley, W. W., & Watson, R. T. (1988). Pupil-sparing oculomotor palsy from midbrain hemorrhage. Annals of Ophthalmology, 20(9), 345-346.